AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - Auburn police are investigating their first homicide of the year.
Police responded to a call Monday night, around eight o'clock, on the 500 block of lee road 17.
Officials found 32-year old Theodore Reese lying dead in a pool of his own blood with multiple gunshot wounds to his body.
The suspect is 20-year old Auntavious Curry.
Witnesses say the two were arguing over family matters when Curry opened fire.
Reese was engaged to Curry's mother-in-law.
It is believed Curry mistakenly shot himself while trying to shoot Reese.
After the shooting Reese ran and stashed the gun in a patch of woods between the house of the shooting and Curry's home.
Police found Curry hiding in his home; he was taken to the East Alabama Medical Center and is receiving treatment for his gunshot wound in the arm.
A date for Curry's Preliminary Hearing will be set when he is taken to the Lee County Detention Center.