Man shot and killed near Warrior, victim’s family member in custody

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Jefferson county investigators say a man was killed Tuesday night. They suspect his father-in-law shot him.

Deputies were called out to a home on Nail Road near Warrior about 8 Tuesday night because someone reported a person was shot at the home. When they got there, they found a man lying dead in the backyard. He was 46 years old.

Investigators say they’re still trying to figure out why the man was shot, but they believe his father-in-law shot him. The father-in-law was taken into custody.

The victim’s name has not been released.

Copyright 2014 WIAT 42 News.

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