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St. Clair County DA’s son identified as victim in fatal shooting in Moody; 2 people detained

St. Clair County Coroner Dennis Russell identified the victim as 20-year-old Nicholas Sloan...
St. Clair County Coroner Dennis Russell identified the victim as 20-year-old Nicholas Sloan Harmon.(WBRC)
Updated: Nov. 6, 2019 at 10:37 AM CST
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MOODY, Ala. (WBRC) - Two people have been detained after a homicide in Moody late Tuesday night.

St. Clair County Sheriff Billy Murray said a person was shot and killed just before 11 p.m. near Kelly Creek Parkway.

St. Clair County Coroner Dennis Russell identified the victim as 20-year-old Nicholas Sloan Harmon. He is the son of St. Clair County District Attorney Lyle Harmon.

St. Clair County Sheriff Billy Murray said a person was shot and killed just before 11 p.m....
St. Clair County Sheriff Billy Murray said a person was shot and killed just before 11 p.m. near Kelly Creek Parkway.(WBRC)

St. Clair County Sheriff Bill Murray says there are three scenes, which are several miles apart.

Sheriff Murray says deputies are familiar with the suspects from long tenures in law enforcement. He added there could be more suspects.

Harmon was a student at Jefferson State Community College and was a member of the 117th Air Refueling Wing. He was working on earning his pilot’s license.

“The wing now mourns the tragic loss of one of the 117th family. The 117th stands alongside the Harmon family in this time of tragedy. He will remain with us forever,” said Col. Grant, Commander 117th Air Refueling Wing.

ALEA is investigating the homicide.

This is a developing story and we’ll update it when more information becomes available.

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