1 dead in Dawson, Ala., shooting after 'hot argument'

1 dead in Dawson, Ala., shooting after 'hot argument'

October 9th, 2011 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Shannon David Smith, of Dawson, Ala., in DeKalb County, is accused of murder in the Oct. 9 shooting death of Allan Lamar Henderson, 51, also of Dawson.

A man is dead and another charged with murder after a shooting Saturday night in Dawson, Ala., in DeKalb County.

Sheriff Jimmy Harris said in a news release that deputies were called to County Road 150 at 9:43 p.m. CDT and found Allan Lamar Henderson, 51, of Dawson, dead of a gunshot wound to the chest.

Witnesses told investigators Henderson has been in a hot argument with Shannon David Smith, 36, also of Dawson.

Deputies took Smith into custody. He was charged with murder and taken to the the DeKalb County Detention Center, where he is being held without bond, Harris said.

Henderson's body was taken to Huntsville for an autopsy. The case remains under investigation, Harris said.

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