Local

Another man arrested in Opelika trailer park shooting

Opelika police have arrested another suspect in a Monday afternoon shooting at a trailer park.

Mialscdreaco Cornez Chambers of Opelika was arrested Wednesday at 10:47 a.m. and charged with one count of attempted murder, two counts of shooting into an occupied vehicle and one count of shooting into an occupied residence.

Capt. Allen Elkins said the 21-year-old is a relative of another suspect arrested in the case, Vandrae Shaun Michael Chambers of Opelika. Chambers was arrested Tuesday and charged with one count attempted murder and two counts of shooting into an occupied vehicle.

The charges stem from an incident that occurred between 1:30 p.m. and 1:40 p.m. in which an excess of 20 shots were fired at the Brookhaven trailer park.

Elkins said a 19-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman were shot at by six suspects with semi-automatic handguns in the trailer park. The suspects also shot at one trailer seven times and another once in the upper corner. Two cars, a 1998 Chevy Cavalier and a 2005 Dodge Neon were also shot.

No one was injured, he said.

Another suspect, Douglas VonDerick Bledsoe, aka "Red", a 19-year-old Opelika resident, was charged Tuesday with one count of attempted murder and two counts of shooting into an occupied vehicle.

All the suspects were booked into the Lee County Jail.

Police are still looking for three other suspects in the case. Anyone else with information on the case can contact the Opelika police at 334-705-5200 or 334-705-5221 or the anonymous tip line at 334-745-8665.

  Comments