Elmore Co. Sheriff's Office Investigate Fatal Shooting


By Alabama News Network

Elmore County Sheriff's Office says a man was fatally shot this morning at a home in the Crenshaw Community.

The shooting happened around 7:45 Friday morning on Luther Street.

Sheriff Bill Franklin tells Alabama News Network that 40-year-old Michael Smith was shot in the stomach by his girlfriend after Smith attacked her with a hammer inside her home.

Franklin says the girlfriend is suffering from head injuries, and that he does not anticipate any criminal charges.

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