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1 person killed in Lauderdale County shooting

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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

Authorities are investigating the death of a man in Lauderdale County.

It happened along County Road 229 Saturday afternoon in the Oakland community around 6:30 p.m.

Authorities say 53-year-old Willie Barnett of Florence was found shot in the chest outside a home in the front yard. Officials say Barnett's girlfriend allegedly shot him after the began arguing. The Lauderdale County Sheriff's office has not released the woman's name and she has not been charged. 

Officials are calling this investigation a domestic dispute.

The Lauderdale County Sheriff has requested an autopsy. 

The case has been handed over the grand jury. 

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