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.

Article Comments

Huntsville
Clear
30° wxIcon
Hi: 34° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 24°
Florence
Clear
28° wxIcon
Hi: 35° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 28°
Fayetteville
Clear
27° wxIcon
Hi: 34° Lo: 25°
Feels Like: 27°
Decatur
Clear
28° wxIcon
Hi: 33° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 28°
Scottsboro
Broken Clouds
30° wxIcon
Hi: 33° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 30°
WAAY Radar
WAAY WAAY-TV Cam
WAAY Temperatures

 

 

 

Community Events