A 36-year-old man fired shots during an early morning disturbance and has barricaded himself in his house along Jefferson Street in Courtland, authorities said.

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office said Courtland police received a phone call at 5:38 a.m. today about a disturbance. When police arrived, the man came out of the house and began shooting, a sheriff's spokesman said.

No one was injured. 

Witnesses said the man is barricaded in a rock-structured house on Jefferson Street not far from the old Courtland High School.

The Sheriff's Office said the Florence/Lauderdale County SWAT team is on the scene assisting.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.