Dallas Co. Man Charged with Murder of His Younger Brother


By George McDonald

From the West Alabama Newsroom--  A Dallas County man is behind bars charged in the shooting death of his younger brother.

Sheriff Harris Huffman says 58 year old Eddie Mixon has been arrested and charged with murder. Huffman says Mixon shot his brother -- 53 year old Stanley Mixon after an argument between the two siblings.

The shooting happened around six Monday evening on County Road 294 just south of Plantersville.

"These were brothers and they had some type of domestic argument which resulted in Stanley Mixon being shot three times with a 22-rifle," said Sheriff Harris Huffman. "Evidence was seized, the suspect gave a statement, admitted to the shooting and Stanley Mixon died at the hospital."

Huffman says Eddie Mixon is in the Dallas County Jail awaiting a bond hearing.

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