• 55°

Woman with handgun shot and killed by Madison police

BY ANNA DURRETT / REPORTER

Madison police shot and killed a woman who pointed a handgun at them early Saturday morning, according to the Madison City Police Department.

Madison resident Deborah Jo Day, 55, was shot outside, near her home in the 100 block of Michael Avenue. Day was transported to Huntsville Hospital where she later died.

The Madison County 911 Center received multiple calls at approximately 3:49 a.m. about a white woman with a handgun walking on Michael Avenue threatening to shoot her neighbors.

Madison police arrived at the scene and made repeated demands for Day to drop her weapon. Day proceeded to raise the gun toward the officers and she was shot.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident. The Madison City Police Department is conducting an internal review. The officers involved in the shooting have been placed on administrative leave. No officers were injured.

Check back for continuing coverage.

Update: Madison woman shot and killed by police struggled with mental illness

Harvest

Groups can apply for Master Gardeners grant for horticulture projects

James Clemens High School

Madison teens’ yearlong practice culminates in 2021 State Scholastic Chess Championship

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Alabama State Games Offer Academic Scholarships

Bob Jones High School

Exploravision regional win goes to James Clemens

Bob Jones High School

Alabama State Games To Offer Academic Scholarships During Opening Ceremony

James Clemens High School

James Clemens shows its tech savvy in Science Olympiad

James Clemens High School

James Clemens Jets Press rates first at All American High School Film Festival

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – April 7, 2021

Bob Jones High School

Sam Uchitel at Bob Jones founds business for Madison CEO

Madison

City Chess Blitz Championship to decide victor on April 24

Bob Jones High School

Senior boys can apply for Alabama Boys State

Madison

VBC says scams targeting ticket seekers increasing, explains how to avoid them

Madison

State open records bill clears Senate committee

Madison

‘Essential business’ bill goes to governor

Madison

EDITORIAL: Fighting COVID-19 will require personal responsibility when mask mandate expires

Madison

Huntsville Ballet Company is back with Peter and the Wolf – April 16-18

Madison

Hubert Family Farms finding success with area’s first “pick your own tulip” experience

Madison

Community tips lead police to Harvest man accused of sexual abuse of a child

Madison

State Senate bill could send over $3.2 million to Madison City Schools

Madison

State health officials ‘encouraged’ by improving COVID-19 numbers

Madison

Digital version of The Madison Record – March 31, 2021

Madison

Tornado relief supply drive continues at Liberty, Madison County District 2 office

Madison

Groundbreaking held for new middle school in Madison

Madison

Kory Alfred reaches credentials as Certified Parks and Recreation Executive

x