Child custody argument leads to murder in east Alabama

MACON COUNTY,  AL (WTVM) - Sheriff David Warren tells News Leader 9, a 40-year-old man faces murder charges after a Sunday morning shooting on Macon County Road 38.

Investigators say Cecil Meadows and the father of his grandchild, 19-year-old Robert Holman, got into an argument over child custody issues.

Sheriff Warren says Meadows shot Holman in the chest, the Beauregard man  died at the hospital.

The shooting happened 9:30 Sunday morning and is still under investigation.

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