UPDATE: Hurtsboro man shot, killed while walking his dog, says Russell Co. Sheriff

UPDATE: Hurtsboro man shot, killed while walking his dog, says Russell Co. Sheriff

HURTSBORO, Ala. (WTVM) - New details are emerging in a shooting that killed a Hurtsboro man after Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor held a press conference.

Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry Jr. confirms that 63-year-old Randolph “Randy” Cannon was pronounced dead on the scene of the shooting at 2:39 p.m.

Sheriff Taylor says that it appears that Cannon was walking his dog along Shady Grove Lane on the morning of Dec. 30 when he was shot and killed.

Cannon’s body appears to have multiple gunshot wounds, according to Sumbry Jr.

The body is being sent to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences in Montgomery for an autopsy.

Sheriff Taylor says they have a couple of persons of interest in connection to the case, but have not named any suspects.

Cannon was a Lowe’s employee. He leaves behind a family and a dog.

Watch Sheriff Taylor’s full press conference in the video below.

Sheriff Heath Taylor holds press conference on Hurtsboro homicide

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