On November 24, 2017, at 4:26 AM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a shooting at Waffle House 637 Boll Weevil Circle Enterprise, AL. During the investigation, EPD Detectives determined the suspect and the victim were involved in a verbal and physical altercation inside the restaurant. The victim and the suspect exited the restaurant and the altercation continued in the parking lot. During the altercation in the parking lot, the suspect pulled a handgun and fired a single shot striking the victim in the leg. The victim was transported by air ambulance to a hospital for treatment.
EPD Detectives arrested and charged Joshua Clayton Ward, age 30, of New Brockton, AL with Assault 1st. Ward was transported to the Coffee County Jail after arrest.