Town Creek man dead after Lawrence County shooting

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LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. – Authorities said a man was shot early Sunday morning in Lawrence County.

Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Tim Sandlin said deputies were called to a report of a person being shot on County Road 268 between Highway 101 and County Road 216 around 2:50 a.m. This is in the Red Bank community north of Town Creek.

Chief Deputy Sandlin said 30-year-old  Akeem Montez Koger was shot and taken to Helen Keller Hospital in a car. He later died of his injuries.

Sandlin said the Sheriff’s Office is questioning one person regarding the shooting.

The Sheriff’s Office said the Lawrence County Coroner requested an autopsy be done with the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences.

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