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Crawford man arrested, charged with fatally shooting his brother

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Larry Smith (Photo credit: Russell County Jail) Larry Smith (Photo credit: Russell County Jail)
The victim, Archie Smith, owned this business in Crawford called "Crawford's Deli." (Photo credit: Brittany Dionne) The victim, Archie Smith, owned this business in Crawford called "Crawford's Deli." (Photo credit: Brittany Dionne)
CRAWFORD, AL (WTVM) -

A man has died following a fatal shooting in Crawford, Ala.

Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry confirms that Archie Smith was shot and killed after what appeared to be a dispute at a home in Crawford. He also tells us the gunman is the victim's brother, Larry Smith, who has been arrested.

Investigators say shots were fired after what appeared to be a fight at a home. The preliminary autopsy finds that Archie was shot once in the chest.

Archie Smith's body was sent to Montgomery, Ala. for an autopsy Wednesday morning. That report will be available in a few days.

Authorities also tell us Archie Smith owned a business in Crawford called "Crawford's Deli."

We'll continue following this story and have more updates as they become available.

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