Man found dead after Fort Payne shooting

Published: Jan. 2, 2022 at 3:34 PM CST
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FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WAFF) - First responders found one man dead Sunday morning in Fort Payne.

According to the Fort Payne Police Department, officers responded to reports of an altercation with shots fired in the 1000 block of Gault Ave. When officers and medics arrived at the scene around 9:30 a.m., the man was found dead.

Fort Payne Police identified the man shot and killed as Randell Jerome Meyers, 44 of Mt. Vernon. At this time no arrests have been made.

Chief Davis with FPPD said there is an investigation being conducted by the Fort Payne Detective Division, DeKalb District Attorney’s Office and Jacksonville State University Center for Applied Forensics. Police tell WAFF 48 this incident appears to be isolated with no threat to the public.

Fort Payne Police Officers and Fort Payne Fire Medics were the responding agencies.

At this time no arrests have been made. There are no further details at this time.

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