Fatal Shooting in Limestone County


Huntsville, AL (WHNT) — The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting on Townsend Ford Road around midnight Friday night.

When deputies arrived, they discovered a male victim lying in the hallway with a gunshot wound to the stomach. One deputy started CPR and continued CPR while on the way to the hospital.

22-year-old Darrel Thomas Taylor was pronounced dead at Athens Limestone Hospital early this morning. According to deputies, the shooting may have stemmed from an argument at the residence between Taylor and another person.

The incident remains under investigation by the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office. The body has been trasported to the Department of Forensic Science in Huntsville for an autopsy.


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