Suspect charged in Franklin County double murder

Michael McLemore (Source: Franklin County Sheriff's Office)
Michael McLemore (Source: Franklin County Sheriff's Office)

PHIL CAMPBELL, AL (WAFF) - Franklin County authorities arrested a man in connection to a double homicide and attempted murder on Saturday morning.

Sheriff Shannon Oliver said deputies responded to County Road 70 and Ruby Road in Phil Campbell around 8 a.m.

Sheriff Oliver said Michael McLemore allegedly got into an argument and ended up shooting and killing both his parents.

Investigators also said he assaulted his aunt and uncle, possibly with a hammer. Both were taken to an area hospital.

Authorities charged McLemore with two counts of capital murder and two counts of attempted murder.

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