JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Police officers are investigating a double homicide that happened at a Pisgah home on Saturday afternoon.
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said Deputies from both their office and the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office were called to the scene of a double homicide Saturday at a home on County Road 354 around 2:30 p.m.
Jackson County officials said Deputies found 68-year-old Horace “Bimbo” Garren and 44-year-old Christopher Horace Garren, both of Pisgah, shot and killed in the back yard of the home.
Matthew Garren, 33, of Pisgah, has been arrested and charged with murder.
He was arrested after running from the home into the woods some distance away in DeKalb County, only to be found by a search helicopter, according to officials.
Garren was taken to the Jackson County Jail, where he was also charged with two misdemeanor charges from prior traffic offenses.
According to officials, initially, the shooting was reported to have happened in DeKalb County but was later determined to have happened in Jackson County.
Garren remains in the custody of the Jackson County Jail on two counts of murder on a $301,297 bond.