Monday, July 28, 2014

Elderly Shooter Dead, Wife In Critical Condition

"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...

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