Heated basketball argument leaves one dead in Center Point

Heated basketball argument leaves one dead in Center Point
Lashaun Adarryl Netherly (Source: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)

CENTER POINT, Ala. (WBRC) - A suspect allegedly shot and killed a man in Center Point over an argument about basketball.

Deputies responded to a shooting Friday night around 9:27 p.m. at an apartment complex on 15th Terrace N.E. Once deputies arrived, they found a victim who had been shot.

The victim, 53-year-old Herman Williams, was taken to a hospital. He died from his injuries.

After speaking with witnesses, the police were able to locate the suspect Lashaun Adarryl Netherly nearby. Netherly told detectives the shooting took place over a basketball argument.

Netherly has been charged with murder. He is currently being held on a $50,000 bond.

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