Man charged with murder in Pickens County shooting

Man charged with murder in Pickens County shooting

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Tim Lee Simpson. Source: Pickens County Sheriff's Office Tim Lee Simpson. Source: Pickens County Sheriff's Office
PICKENS COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -

A west Alabama man has been charged with murder after officials say he shot another man in the face Saturday night.

The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. Saturday at a party held on October Drive in Reform. The victim has been identified as Jonaquin Pierre Latham, a 22-year-old from Carrolton.

Pickens County Sheriff David Abston says Latham was shot in the face with a shotgun.

Sheriff Abston says they have a person in custody, Tim Lee Simpson of Reform. Simpson is charged with murder in Latham's death.

His bond is set at $1 million.

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