A Sharps Chapel man died in a Sunday afternoon shooting in Andersonville, authorities said.
James Alvin Russell, 58, was pronounced dead at the scene, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department said.
The shooting was reported at 4:35 p.m. Sunday at 1229 Sequoyah Road. In a Sunday evening statement, Chief Deputy Mark Lucas said the victim was dead when deputies arrived, and the shooter was still there.
In a statement later Sunday night, Lucas said Sheriff’s Department investigators were processing the crime scene and interviewing the person responsible for the shooting, as well as a witness. [Read more...]