1 dead, 1 injured in double shooting in Jefferson County
DITTMER (AP) — One man is dead and another wounded after a double shooting in Jefferson County, and a suspect is in custody.
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department says the shooting happened about 3:40 p.m. Wednesday near the small town of Dittmer after the suspect went to a home and demanded that the homeowner, and a neighbor who was also there, return a car the suspect said had been stolen. Police say the men didn't know the suspect and had no knowledge of the car.
The sheriff's department says the neighbor, 56-year-old Kenneth Mann, was shot in the abdomen and died. The name of the 49-year-old homeowner was not released. He was shot in the leg.
The suspect was arrested about 9 a.m. Thursday in Franklin County. His name has not been released.