Shooting Goes to Grand Jury

Shooting Goes to Grand Jury

Marla Jones, Managing Editor

FORT PAYNE, Ala.-- The investigation by Fort Payne detectives, DeKalb County District Attorney, and the Jacksonville State University Center for Applied Forensics will be concluded soon on a fatal shooting that occurred in January.

On January 2 at approximately 9:30 am, the Fort Payne Police Department responded to an altercation involving shots fired.  Upon arrival on the scene, Fort Payne Police Officers and Fort Payne Fire Medics found one male deceased. 

 Randall Jerome Meyers, 44, of Mount Vernon, was fatally shot at the Fort Payne Auto dealership, located in the 1000 block of Gault Avenue North. 

A person involved in the altercation has been interviewed.  The name of the shooter has not been released.

No arrests have been made in the case.  Fort Payne Police Chief David Davis stated that, “Once all the findings of the investigation have been received from the lab, the case will be presented to a Grand Jury.”

“I do not want to speculate on what the charges that might come from the grand jury” stated Chief Davis.

 At this time, there is no exact date of when it will be presented to the Grand Jury. Davis asked that the public “please be patient as the case is reviewed.”

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