Limestone Co. deputies investigate fatal shooting
LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - Limestone County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting that left one person dead.
It happened before 6:30 p.m. Thursday on Red Bird Lane. The sheriff confirmed a shooting took place and that 28-year-old Jonathan Johnson was shot and taken to Athens Hospital, where he later died.
A neighbor reported hearing screaming and shouting before a shot rang out.
Investigators said it appears it was a family-related confrontation. They said Johnson's stepfather came to Johnson's home with another person to reclaim a vehicle Johnson had. Johnson pulled out a gun and during a struggle, the gun went off.
No arrests have been made at this time. Two people were taken in for questioning. The investigation is ongoing.
Remember, when breaking news happens, we break it first online, by email, and by text. If you want to receive our breaking news alerts by text, pull out your phone right now and text NEWS to 44848. Message and data rates may apply. You can text STOP at any time to cancel your subscription, text HELP for more information, or call 877-571-0774 for support.
Copyright 2014 WAFF. All rights reserved.