Sheriff: Road closed in Crenshaw County after man shot at wife

Sheriff: Road closed in Crenshaw County after man shot at wife

CRENSHAW COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - The Crenshaw County Sheriff's Office closed Blackmon Road in Brantley, just off Georgiana Highway, after a situation Sunday morning.

According to the sheriff's office's Facebook page, the road was blocked and authorities urged residents to avoid the area. Sheriff Mickey Powell says a 71-year-old man shot at his wife when she came home from visiting her daughter, and she called authorities.

Powell said with the assistance of the Covington County SWAT team, authorities were able to take the man into custody without any injuries.

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