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2 dead in murder-suicide in Morgan County

The Morgan County Sheriff's Office said two men died at a home on Morrow Mountain Road.

Posted: Jan 25, 2020 5:59 PM
Updated: Jan 27, 2020 11:18 AM

Update: 

We now know the identities of the two men who died following what the Morgan County Sheriff's Office describes as a possible murder-suicide.

The Morgan County Sheriff's Office said two men died as a result of the shooting. The Morgan County Sheriff's Office said two men died as a result of the shooting.

The shooting happened along Morrow Mountain Road near Somerville.

Kenneth Guinn, 69, and Jeffrey McDonald, 58, were found dead.

The Morgan County Sheriff's Office told WAAY-31 they're still looking into what happened to cause the two men to shoot at each other, but we do know investigators allegedly say Jeffrey McDonald shot Kenneth Guinn and then possibly shot himself.

The sheriff's office had several patrol cars at a home on Morrow Mountain Road. They believe the shooting happened inside the white colored home.

Details are limited, but the sheriff's office told us this seemed to be an isolated incident and the public has nothing to fear.

The two men were not related and the nature of their relationship has not been determined. So far, we only know they lived separately on McDonald's property.

This is an ongoing investigation and the Morgan County Sheriff's Office and the District Attorney's office are involved.

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Two people are dead after a shooting in Morgan County on Saturday.

The Morgan County Sheriff's Office responded to the area of Morrow Mountain Road in the Apple Grove community just before 4 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.

Investigators said two male victims were found at the home. They are investigating the crime as a murder-suicide.

The men have been identified as Somerville residents, Kenneth Fay Guinn, 69, and Jeffrey Allen McDonald, 58. The nature of the shooting is still under investigation. 

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