UPDATE: Victim identified in Smiths Station shooting

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UPDATE: 01/30/18 6:30 P.M.

Lee County Coroner has released the identity of the victim in Tuesday’s shooting in Smiths Station.

The 23-year-old victim has been identified as Robert Lee Woods, Jr. Woods was pronounced dead on the scene. 

UPDATE: 01/30/18 3:30 P.M.

Lee County investigators confirm to News 3 a 23-year-old man was shot and killed around lunchtime in Smiths Station.

The shooting happened near a home along Lee Road 229.

According to investigators, the victim’s mother is the suspected shooter and is being detained as the investigation is currently on-going

UPDATE: 01/30/18 3:26 P.M.

Lee County Coroner Bill Harris confirms a 23-year-old man has dead on the scene of an apparent gunshot would.

Investigators and the coroner on still on the scene.


SMITHS STATION, Ala. -Death Investigation underway along Lee Road 229 in Smiths Station.

Sheriff Jay Jones confirms one person has been shot.

Coroner Bill Harris confirms he is responding to the location for a death call.

Sheriff Jones says the shooting just happened around 12:00 central time and it appears the shooting may be domestic in nature.

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