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Shooting in Pell City



Date: 2-10-21

Event: Shooting

Location: 8000 Block of Hwy 78 in Pell City, AL 35128  

Suspect: Van Allen Taylor, 75 YO, W/M from Pell City



The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a possible shooting on Hwy 78 in Pell City around noon today. St. Clair County Sheriff's Office secured the area and located Kenneth L. Cook with a gunshot wound. Kenneth was immediately transported to UAB Hospital in Birmingham and is in stable condition.

After a thorough investigation by the St. Clair County Criminal Investigation Division 75 year old Van Allen Taylor of Pell City was arrested and charged with attempted murder. Taylor was taken to the St. Clair County Jail in Ashville where he is being held with no bond.



Billy J. Murray



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