Monday, July 28, 2014
"DECATUR, AL — One man is dead and a woman seriously hurt after an attempted murder/suicide in Decatur.
"Morgan County Coroner Jeff Chunn released the names of those involved.
"Chunn said 84-year-old James `Jim` Jones shot his wife Irma Jones, and then shot himself.
"It happened shortly before 6:00 p.m. Friday at a home on Tammy Street.
"Police say Irma was able to run from the home to a neighbor’s house. While a neighbor was attending to her wound, a second gunshot was fired.
"Police say Jim Jones was found in the garage with a gunshot wound. Irma Jones was flown to Huntsville Hospital in critical condition.
"Doctors pronounced the husband dead at Decatur Morgan Hospital."
From WHNT News...