A Decatur man was arrested and charged with murder after a deadly shooting.
Decatur police say 44-year-old Spencer Harwell was charged with murder and booked into the Morgan County Jail.
Police responded to the 3000 block of Highway 31 South Thursday about 1:40 p.m. in reference to a shooting. When officers arrived, they found 62-year-old Frankie Smith Jr. with a gunshot wound. Smith was transported to Decatur Morgan Hospital where he died from his injuries.
A witness told police Harwell shot the victim. Officers found Harwell at the back of the property standing by a truck.
After being detained, court documents state Harwell made a spontaneous utterance stating, "I shot my best friend."
The documents say Smith was shot in the head.
Harwell's bond was set at $150,000.