Two males with fatal gunshot wounds found in Scottsboro

Published: Mar. 11, 2022 at 9:30 AM CST
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SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (WAFF) - Two males were found dead in Scottsboro on Thursday evening.

At 7 p.m. on March 10, Scottsboro Police responded to the scene of a possible double shooting near Taylor Street.

According to a Scottsboro Police spokesperson, officers located two deceased males inside an apartment, both with fatal gunshot wounds. Preliminary findings indicate the two males fatally shot each other.

Richard Bolin lives a few houses down from where the incident happened and said he is still shocked by what happened.

“It was pretty shocking being this close in this neighborhood because nothing happens here. Everybody knows each other it’s pretty quiet,” said Bolin.

Police don’t know what happened between the two men that lead to each man shooting the other.

Bolin said his heart goes out to everyone involved in the tragedy and hopes a tragedy like this never happens again.

“We’re just praying for the families and the victims, and I’m hoping the neighbors stay safe,” said Bolin.

On Monday morning, Scottsboro Police identified Ryan Phillips, 32, and Tommy Keef, 47, as the two individuals involved in the shooting.

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