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Coroner: Man killed in Lawrence County shooting

A man was found shot to death at a home on CR 236 in Moulton

Posted: Oct 17, 2019 7:47 PM
Updated: Oct 18, 2019 8:15 AM

Update: Lawrence County Coroner Scott Norwood say the person who died is 48-year-old Benny Lee Patterson, a Lawrence County resident.

His body was sent to the Alabama Department of Forensics for an autopsy, and his family has been notified.


From earlier:

One man is dead after a shooting at a home in Moulton.

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an altercation at a home in the 11000 block of County Road 236 at 3:46 p.m.

Upon arriving, deputies found one adult male with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Sheriff’s investigators say they processed the scene and are actively working to gather all facts and evidence. 

There is no threat to the public, the sheriff's office says.

No other information is available at this time.

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