Investigation ongoing in Sunday shooting

Published 4:51 pm Wednesday, November 26, 2014

No arrests have been made in Sunday’s fatal shooting.

The body of a Crenshaw County man was discovered in the 400 block of Petrey Highway early Sunday morning.

The Alabama Department of Public Safety’s State Bureau of Investigations is leading the investigation.

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“At the request of Crenshaw County District Attorney Charlotte Tesmer, the State Bureau of Investigations is investigating the shooting death,” said Trooper Kevin Cook in a statement issued Monday.

According to the statement, 45-year-old Corey Woods was shot in his residence, a home he shared with another person.

“Luverne Police Department received a 911 call this morning, Nov. 23. When officers responded to the 400 block of Petrey Highway, they discovered the body of 45-year-old Corey Woods with a fatal gunshot wound,” Cook said.

Once the SBI has completed its investigation, the findings will be turned over to Tesmer. No additional information is available as the investigation is ongoing.