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Death investigation underway in Decatur

Investigators do not suspect foul play.

Posted: Sep 12, 2018 9:48 AM
Updated: Sep 12, 2018 11:50 AM

Morgan County officials received a call at 6:34 p.m. on September 11, 2018 to check on 29-year-old Courtney Shaw at his residence, and police discovered him deceased in a vehicle with a gunshot wound.

Police initially believed that he died of an "accidental discharge" of a gun, however, after further investigation by the Department of Forensic Sciences in Huntsville, the death has been ruled a suicide.

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