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DeKalb Co. authorities investigate shooting death

Good Monday evening, everyone. Here's a look at what's ahead tonight at 10.

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.

A homeless man has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Huntsville.  David Brawn claims the city removes some homeless people from  city owned property while allowing others to remain. He wants an injunction to keep the city from harassing or removing the homeless from  city land.

Testimony will continue tomorrow in the competency trial for a Franklin County murder suspect. Doctors from Taylor Hardin Mental Facility took the  stand to discuss their evaluations  of Michael McLemore. McLemore is charged with capitol murder in the death of his father and step mother in 2011.

I  hope you will join us tonight on WAFF 48 News at 10.

I'll see you then !

Kim Essex

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