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Man fatally shot in Decatur on Fourth of July

Published: Jul. 6, 2021 at 10:14 AM CDT
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DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - One man was shot to death in Decatur early Sunday morning.

According to officers with the Decatur Police Department, 53-year-old Keith Nelms was fatally shot at approximately 1 a.m. on Independence Day. Officers told WAFF 48 they found Nelms with an apparent gunshot wound near the 200 block of Hillside Road.

Police said the suspect has been identified as 68-year-old Lavoudis Lee Nelms. The victim and suspect involved in this shooting are brothers, according to DPD.

No arrests have been made yet.

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