Armed and dangerous attempted murder suspect turns himself in


Kelby Dwight Pettus (Photo: Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office)

UPDATE: The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office said Kelby Dwight Pettus turned himself into deputies Thursday. Click here for the latest.

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an attempted murder suspect and said to consider him armed and dangerous.

The Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to a house in the 300-block of County Road 377 on Saturday.

Investigators stated Kelby Dwight Pettus, 38, shot another man during an argument.

The victim was airlifted from the scene and is expected to make a full recovery.

The Sheriff’s Office describes Pettus as 6′ 2″ tall, and weighing 190 lbs.

Anyone with information on his location or the shooting is asked to call the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office at (256) 760-5757.

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