1 man dead following shooting in Decatur


DECATUR, Ala. — The Decatur Police Department released that the victim of the July 13 shooting at the Summer Courtyard Apartment has died.

On July 13, deputies responded to the apartments to a call about a shooting.

When they arrived they found the victim, Rodney Fossett, with multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to Huntsville Hospital where he was receiving treatment.

On August 5, Fossett succumbed to his injuries and passed away at the hospital.

According to Decatur Police, U.S. Marshals located the suspect Keondrick Tyrek Boyd in Fort Worth, Texas on August 6. A capital murder warrant was issued for Boyd on Thursday, August 5.

Authorities say Boyd is being held at the Tarrant County Jail, awaiting extradition to the Morgan County Correctional Facility where he will be held without bond.

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