1 shot near Harvey Crossing

1 shot near Harvey Crossing


A Canton man has been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting in the Harvey Crossing subdivision off of Yandell Road near Deerfield Tuesday afternoon, the authorities said.

Xavier Amir Gilbert, 19, 147 Links Drive in Canton, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault in connection to the incident, according to Heath Hall, spokesman for the Madison County Sheriff’s Department.

“The case is still under investigation,” Hall said. 

The Sheriff’s Office received a call at 2:48 p.m. of a subject shot on Harvey Circle in the Harvey Crossing subdivision, he said.

The victim was transported by ambulance to a hospital and two suspects were taken into custody for interviews but were not immediately charged. 

Gilbert was charged following the interviews.

Madison Police Capt. Kevin Newman said MPD did offer some support but is not involved in the investigation.

“We did provide some personnel backup to help them cover their area while they handled the incident,” Newman said. 

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