HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
815 Wheeler Ave.
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Henry Reyes Wendell Johnson
Chief of Police Public Affairs Administrator
West Precinct South Precinct
(256) 427-7157 (256) 746-4111 (256) 427-5461 (256) 213-4503
North Precinct Police Capture Robbery Suspect
Huntsville, Alabama (December 29, 2007) Investigators with the Huntsville Police Departmentís North Precinct have charged a 23-year-old Huntsville man with Attempted Murder and Robbery 1st degree. Spokesman Wendell Johnson said shortly after 5:00 Friday afternoon, Lee Calvin Bizzell approached James Locke, age 45, at the Wavaho gas station at 611 Highway 72 east. Locke was cleaning out his truck when Bizzell pulled a gun and asked him for his wallet. Bizzell then shot Locke in the head.
Johnson said numerous witnesses gave Police Officers a good description of the clothes the suspect was wearing and tips on where to find Bizzell. A few hours later the suspect was picked up by Police in the 2600 block of Academy Drive. He was booked into the Madison County Metro Jail. Meanwhile Locke remains at Huntsville Hospital in stable but serious condition.