Walker County man charged for shooting man after fight over a car

WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — A Walker County man is now charged for allegedly shooting a man after getting in a fight over a car. The Walker County Sheriff’s Office says that after Joshua Ethan Akins, 22, shot the man, he ran off into the woods.

The department’s K-9 unit was able to find him. Akins is charged with 1st Degree Assault and Resisting Arrest.

The man he shot was taken to UAB Hospital.

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