Shooting Investigation in DeKalb County

According to Dekalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris, just after midnight this morning DeKalb County Deputies were on the lookout from Jackson County for a red Ford Ranger truck that was involved in a shooting. Deputies located the vehicle at Ider Church of Christ on Highway 75. Deputies and other authorities searched the area around the Church and a hayfield in the back of the Church. During the search they found a body of a man with a gunshot wound to the head. Jackson County and DeKalb County Investigators were called to the scene. The body was transported to the Alabama Department of Forensic Science for a positive identification of the body. This investigation is ongoing.


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