Cullman police investigating murder-suicide

Cullman police investigating murder-suicide

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Police in Cullman are investigating a murder-suicide. They say they got the call just after 8 p.m. Monday. It happened on 3rd Street Southwest, about a block from West Elementary School.

Police say they found one man lying on the ground, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspected shooter was found in a nearby vehicle with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. He was transported to a hospital where he died.

Police call this an isolated incident and assure neighbors there is no public threat.

"I believe there is nothing to be alarmed about. This is upsetting. We don't believe the neighborhood. No reason to be alarmed. The conflict is between these two gentlemen and unfortunately both have passed away," said Assistant Police Chief Craig Green.

The names of the men have not been released.

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