OPP, Ala. (WIAT) —The Opp Police Department was able to arrest a Samson, Alabama, man who was wanted by law enforcement in a shooting investigation over the weekend.

William Stoutamire, 24, was arrested and charged with attempted murder.

He was arrested around 3:25 p.m., Monday, August 31. The Covington County Incident Response Team along with the assistance of the Covington County Sheriff’s Office and Opp Police Department located Stoutamire in a guest house behind a residence on Rags Road, Andalusia, Alabama.

According to Opp Police, an arrest warrant was issued for Stoutamire on Saturday, August 29. Early Saturday morning, Opp Police responded to a call of shots fired on West Cummings Avenue in Opp, Alabama.

When officers arrived on the scene, they located a young man suffering from several gunshot wounds. Officers later found out that the suspect, Stoutamire, fled the scene.


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