Decatur police said a man fired multiple shots inside his home on Aldridge Bend Southeast this afternoon after calling 911 and reporting gorillas in his backyard.
Officers made contact with the man and found a shotgun that appeared to have been fired several times inside the home, Crouch said.
“It appeared he was shooting at something he thought was inside the house,” Crouch said.
A Morgan County mental health officer ordered the man be taken to Decatur Morgan Hospital Decatur General Campus emergency room for a mental evaluation, Crouch said.
Strange things have been reported in Decatur including Bigfoot.
A gorilla sighting was reported in Alabama in March 2012.
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