Levert Street shooting victim identified

Latest on Huntsville shooting

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - UPDATE: The victim of a fatal shooting on Levert Street Tuesday has been identified.

Madison County Coroner Tyler Berryhill confirmed Patrick Tordt, age 20 of Huntsville, was the victim pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting.

The coroner’s office has ruled Tordt’s death a homicide.

Huntsville Police continue to investigate the deadly home incident as a home invasion.

ORIGINAL: Huntsville Police are investigating after one person was shot and killed and another stabbed during what an HPD officer called an “altercation” late Tuesday night.

Shooting investigation on Levert Street

The person who was stabbed was taken to Huntsville Hospital in serious condition.

The officer said the altercation happened at a home on Levert St., just off of Oakwood Ave.

Witnesses at a nearby bar said police cars first started arriving just before midnight.

An HPD officer said they were first notified of the crime when an officer was driving through the neighborhood and noticed something was happening.

HPD officers were using a police dog in the parking lot of Roses and other stores on the other side of Oakwood Ave.

This is currently an ongoing investigation, the officer said they are following different leads trying to find suspects. Stay with WAFF for more information on air and online.

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