JoJo Markel

One dead, two injured in Thanksgiving shooting

Photo courtesy of Brookfield Properties Retail Group Two were injured and one person is dead after a shooting in the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover on Thanksgiving night.   After an altercation between 21-year-old Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr. and another 18-year-old shopper, Hoover police shot and killed Bradford. Witnesses say the shooting started on the Mall’s second floor between JC Penney and Foot Action between 9:30 and 10 p.m.   “With certainty Mr. Bradford brandished a gun during the seconds following the gunshots, which instantly heightened the sense of threat to approaching police officers responding to the chaotic scene,” said Hoover Police in a press release.   Police have since said...

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UM athlete starts game on a high note

Audiss (pictured above) is a member of UM’s cross country and track teams. Photo by JoJo Markel The University of Montevallo women’s lacrosse team delivered a decisive victory over Brenau College Saturday afternoon, with a final score of 23-2. The leading scorers were Nicole Pahnke with six goals and Jami Hudak with four. This is the team’s highest-scoring game this season, tying Montevallo’s school record for most points scored against an opponent in a single match; before the game, however, technical malfunctions and UM athletic representative Thor Audiss took center stage. Audiss led the match with a brilliant display...

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