1 dead in shooting on NW side of Cullman

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Updated 4-13-19 9:56 p.m.

“We have no reason to believe there is any danger to the public at this time from an active shooter.” Sgt. Cindy Rohrscheib

CULLMAN, Ala. – One person is dead as a result of an apparent shooting at a residence in the 1300 block of Dripping Springs Road on the city’s northwest side.

Cullman Police Chief Kenny Culpepper and Sgt. Cindy Rohrscheib confirmed the fatality.

“We received a call for a welfare check,” said Rohrscheib, who said when an officer responded the victim was found deceased.

The police are not sure what time the shooting occurred or of the circumstances surrounding the shooting at this time.

“It had been a couple of hours since family had seen the victim,” said Rohrscheib. “Investigators are on the scene and it is an active crime scene.”

Rohrscheib said the police were called at 7:06 p.m.

This is a developing story.

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