The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

State and Nation

October 9, 2013

Woman found shot in back in Decatur yard

DECATUR — Police are investigating after a woman was found shot in her front yard in Decatur.

Media reports say they responded to a call shortly after 1 a.m. Wednesday and found a woman who had been shot in the back. Police say she was taken to a hospital in serious condition.

Police found evidence in the street, including multiple shell casings.

Police had one person in custody for questioning.

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