Man arrested in shooting deaths of parents in Blount County

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BLOUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say they’ve made an arrest in the gunshot killings of two people in Bounty County.

Local media reports say that the son of a man and woman who were found shot to death in Blountsville is being held in the slayings.

Officials haven’t released the names of the victims or the suspect. But Lt. Tim Kent of the Blount County Sheriff’s Office says the son is being held in the county jail.

Deputies were called to a house late Monday and found a man and woman dead inside.