1 killed following shooting at Elk River Village Apartments in Rogersville

Published: Dec. 15, 2021 at 5:28 PM CST
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LAUDERDALE CO., Ala. (WAFF) - One person was killed on Wednesday following a shooting at Elk River Apartments in Rogersville.

According to the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office, two people are in custody following the shooting that occurred around 3:30 p.m. According to the Rogersville Chief of Police, the suspect, identified as 22-year-old Curtis James Sherrer, has been charged with murder. Sherrer is now being held in the Lauderdale County Jail.

The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Larry Wayne Simpson Jr. Officers tell WAFF 48 that Simpson was pronounced dead at North Alabama Medical Center.

The Rogersville Police Department is leading the investigation and the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office is assisting officers.

Curtis James Sherrer
Curtis James Sherrer(Rogersville Police)

This is an ongoing investigation.

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