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Suspect in custody after fatal DeKalb Co. shooting

Officials said a woman died after being shot in her home Tuesday afternoon. (Source: MGN Online) Officials said a woman died after being shot in her home Tuesday afternoon. (Source: MGN Online)
DEKALB COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

DeKalb County officials said a woman was shot at her home in the Mount Vernon community Tuesday night.

It happened after 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at a home on County Road 99.

The woman was taken to Huntsville Hospital, where she later died.

A suspect is in custody, according to officials with the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office.

Authorities will release more information about the incident and the investigation Wednesday.

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