Woman shot and killed in Muscle Shoals home

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MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. - Police in Muscle Shoals are investigating a shooting death from Monday night. Police say someone fired from the street into the garage of a home on A.C. Curry Street, striking the victim.

Amber Streitmatter

According to sources, law enforcement responded to the home just before 8 p.m. to find Amber Streitmatter, 26, dead inside the garage of home.

Police said witnesses at the scene identified Benjamin Andrew Davenport as a suspect in the shooting. Authorities took Davenport into custody without incident at his home on Colburn Mountain Road.

Benjamin Davenport

Investigators say they found evidence that they believe was used in Streitmatter's killing during the search of Davenport's home.

Police said Davenport is being held in the Muscle Shoals City Jail for questioning. Investigators say they are still unclear on a motive or how Davenport knew Amber Streitmatter.

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