Man reportedly shot while trying to break up dispute between sister and brother-in-law

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GADSDEN, Ala. (WIAT) — Police arrested and charged a man for attempted murder in a shooting that occurred on the Fourth of July. 

The shooting happened between 4:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. Wednesday morning in the 800 block of South 6th Street, according to Sgt. Hallman with Gadsden Police. 

30-year-old Michael Lewis was involved in a domestic dispute with his wife when he allegedly shot his brother-in-law while he was attempting to break up the dispute. The wife reportedly has minor scrapes from the incident. 

Lewis is charged with attempted murder, discharging a firearm in a building, and third-degree domestic violence. He is being held without bond. 

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