Madison County Sheriff’s Office makes arrest in connection to homicide investigation on Dexter Circle

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Sammie Lee Driskell (Photo: Madison County Sheriff's Office)

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – An arrest has been made in a homicide investigation in Madison County.

Sheriff Blake Dorning said that deputies were called to a shooting on Dexter Circle on Sunday around 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

Deputies found 21-year-old Christopher Hamlett dead from a gunshot wound when they arrived.

Investigators said they believe 44-year-old Sammie Lee Driskel was involved in the shooting.

Driskell has been charged with murder and is currently in the Madison County Detention facility on a $50,000 bond.