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3 charged with capital murder after man shot inside Athens home

From the left, Terry Amerson, Kandes Lambert, Marty Stafford (Source: Athens Police Department) From the left, Terry Amerson, Kandes Lambert, Marty Stafford (Source: Athens Police Department)
(Source: WAFF Staff) (Source: WAFF Staff)
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) -

Three people have been arrested and charged with capital murder following the a Tuesday night shooting death in Athens.

Athens police responded to a home in the 700 block of Horton Street shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday. They found 27-year-old Brenton C, Gatlin inside a gunshot wound to the head. He was transported to Athens Limestone Hospital by ambulance where he later died.

22-year-old Terry Dale Amerson, 27-year-old Kandes Elizabeth Lambert, and 28-year-old Marty Gene Stafford have been arrested. They are all charged with capital murder and first-degree robbery.

Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said Gatlin was acquainted with the suspects. Police believe he was shot while being robbed by the suspects.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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