A fatal shooting this afternoon in Gadsden… Etowah County Coroner Michael Head confirms that Gadsden police are investigating the death of John Brothers at a residence in the 1300 block of Monte Vista Drive. Brothers died from a single gunshot wound from a handgun. His body will be sent to the Alabama Department of Forensic Science for an autopsy. Head said the call came in to authorities just after 1:00 this afternoon. Brothers was pronounced dead on the scene.