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Police: woman in custody for post Iron Bowl shooting

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A woman was shot and killed in Hoover and the motive may have been the Iron Bowl.

Police say a woman in her 20's  is accused of shooting 36 year old Michelle Shepherd to death.

The shooting happened at the Summerchase Apartments around 7 p.m.

Both were at an Iron Bowl party.

The victim and the suspect were both Alabama fans, and were involved in a verbal argument after the game. The argument moved to the parking lot, and became a physical altercation on the ground. The victim was shot with a small caliber handgun.

The suspect remains in Hoover Police custody; the case continues to be investigated by Hoover Police detectives.

Meanwhile, Shepherd has three children ages 8, 6, and 4. The children are staying with family members while the aunt plans to get guardianship of them.


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