FLORENCE — Local authorities are continuing their search for a man they say robbed a clerk at Pizza Hut at gunpoint late Saturday night.
Police said the robbery occurred at 10:40 p.m. just before the business on Florence Boulevard was scheduled to close.
Reports indicate the robber is described as a black man wearing a ski mask over his face and dark clothing.
Authorities said the clerk reported the man walked in armed with a pistol, demanded money and left.
According to the reports, the man ran north across Florence Boulevard toward Hickory Hills.
No one was injured.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call 256-768-2782 or Shoals Crime Stoppers at 256-386-8685.
FLORENCE — A local man was injured late Friday when witnesses said shots were fired into a group of people standing outside a West Mobile Street residence.
Police said the 20-year-old who lived on Locust Street was shot once in the hip and once in the leg.
The shooting occurred at 8:20 p.m. while the victim and at least nine other people were outside a residence in the 600 block of West Mobile Street.
The man was taken to Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital where he was treated and later released, police said.
"They said they all were inside the house and then they went outside and was hanging out, acting silly," Florence police detective Drew Harless said. "The witnesses said while they were outside, 10 other people dressed in all black walked up the road and stopped on the corner of Cherokee Street and West Mobile Street and at least one starting shooting a gun."
Harless said according to witnesses, the shooter and the others in his group ran after the shots were fired.
"We're looking for anyone who may know something about this incident," Harless said.
Anyone with any information is asked to call 256-768-2728 or Shoals Crime Stoppers at 256-386-8685.
Muscle Shoals police
A 1998 white Chevrolet Tahoe was damaged while parked at First Southern Baptist Church, Sixth Street.
A mailbox at a residence in the 1600 block of Edison Avenue was damaged.
A welder was taken from a business in the 500 block of East Avalon Avenue.
Cash totaling $300 was taken from a business in the 500 block of Avalon Avenue.
A guitar, .38-pistol and gold ring were taken from a residence in the 900 block of Michigan Avenue.
Four sleeping bags, $100, postage stamps, a computer, 42-inch television, iPad, guitar and Xbox 360 were taken from Woodward Baptist Church.
A portable DVD player and computer game were taken from a business in the 500 block of Avalon Avenue.
Cash totaling $20 was taken from a business in the 1000 block of Woodward Avenue.
A computer, weight, golf clubs, two porcelain dolls in wooden cases, clothing, a doll on a bicycle and Indian dolls were taken from a storage facility on Washington Avenue.
A green 1995 Dodge Spirit was taken from a residence in the 2600 block of 17th Avenue.
A car stereo was taken from a residence in the 2800 block of Hatch Boulevard.
A 1993 red Ford Ranger was taken from a residence on Jackson Highway near Ridge Avenue.
Prescription pills, identification and $140 were taken from a residence in the 500 block of North Columbia Avenue.
A washing machine was taken from a business in the 600 block of South Montgomery Avenue.
Breaking and entering
A CD radio was taken from a truck parked at a business in the 200 block of Cox Boulevard.