23-Year Old Man Killed in Shooting

A man is dead following a shooting outside of a local home this morning.

The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department says a 23-year old man was shot by a homeowner on Woods Road just after 10:00 on Saturday morning after investigators say the man was trying to break into a home. Officials aren't releasing the address of that shooting at this time.

Authorities tell us the victim was transported to a local hospital and later died. The sheriff's department is not identifying the victim at this time.

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