Message From The Sheriff
MESSAGE FROM SHERIFF
JIMMY HARRIS  ( read )
Phone:
EMERGENCY: 911
24 Hours:
256-845-3801
Crime Tip:
256-845-3801
Address:
2801 Jordan Road SW
Fort Payne, AL 35968
Administrative Office:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday
8:00am - 3:45pm
10/08/2014

Man Shot

MEDIA RELEASE

 

For Immediate Release                                                                                  October 8, 2014

 

Man Shot

  

Sheriff Jimmy Harris states as follows:

          

            Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports Deputies from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office responded to a DeKalb 911 call at approximate 10:00 pm October 7th at a residence on County Road 603. Deputies were summoned to the residence after an argument between two male subjects took place resulting in one being shot. Coroner Tom Wilson pronounced Kenneth Shane Scott, 40 of Valley Head dead on the scene. Sheriff Harris contacted District Attorney Mike O’Dell who ordered an autopsy to be done.

            Sheriff Harris states “we appreciate all the assistance from all the agencies that responded last night. We had officers from Alabama State Troopers, Henagar Police Department, and Sylvania Police Department. Our officers worked through the night and are continuing at this time. The body has been sent to Forensics in Huntsville. The shooter has been Identified and interviewed. No arrest has been made at this time pending further investigation.”