2 killed and 1 wounded after a shooting in Alabama


Pensacola, Fl

Authorities said two men were killed and one injured after a shooting in North Central Alabama County.

The Coleman Tribune reported that Coleman County Investigator Jeremy L Kilpatrick identified the victims as Levi Benjamin Lawrence, 24, of Coleman and Dalton Matthew Bannister, 36, of Blontsville. Kilpatrick said the two men were pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the Coleman County Sheriff’s Office, MPs responded to a call at around 1:30 a.m. regarding a possible shooting, MPs and members of the Arab Police Department found Lawrence and Bannister killed with gunshot wounds, and a third person was injured. The website stated that this person was taken to a hospital in the area.

The Tribune reported that the authorities had not revealed the identity of the seriously injured person, or the shooter.

“Investigators and MPs are actively working on this case,” Coleman County Sheriff Matt Gentry said in a news release. We ask prayers for families and all concerned. We will keep the audience informed as more information develops.


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