UPDATED @ 9:41 PM BARBOUR COUNTY SHERIFF INVESTIGATING GUNSHOT DEATHRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Feb 17 2019 10:43 AM
BARBOUR COUNTY: Tyrone Smith was elected Barbour County Sheriff and took over the reigns of the Barbour County Sheriff Department on or about January 17.
Sheriff Smith inherited a mess of a department. Sheriff Smith is working to get it organized and straightened out.
But now Sheriff Smith, Barbour County Sheriff Deputies, Barbour County Coroner’s Office have a shooting death to investigate.
At this time all we have confirmed is there was a shooting and a person died. The facts and circumstances are being investigated. Sheriff Smith is not releasing much information at this time.
UPDATED @ 7:41 PM
UNCONFIRMED reports are Barbour County Sheriff Deputies made an arrest in the shooting death which occurred on Saturday.
We do not have the specific location of the gunshot death except that it was near Eufaula but outside the city limits of Dothan.
UNCONFIRMED there was an ongoing dispute between two people. UNCONFIRMED one was forcing his way into the house of the other and was shot. UNCONFIRMED INFORMATION the home owner shot the person forcing his way into the house. If that is the case we do not know why criminal charges were filed.
At this time we do not have all of the information of the circumstances. As soon as we do we will update.
UNCONFIRMED by authorities, we understand Kenneth Phillips was killed and Corey Forshee is the suspect.
We have confirmed that Corey Forshee is in the Barbour County Jail in Clayton Alabama on charges of murder.
UPDATED @ 9:41 PM
UNCONFIRMED by authorities but I have been informed the victim is C.J. Phillips and the suspect is Alex Cord Forshee and goes by the name Cord.