PIEDMONT, Ala. (WIAT) — A man is charged in the shooting death of another man in Calhoun County.
Police arrested 23-year-old Jessie Beecham and charged him with murder.
On Tuesday, April 9, Piedmont Police officers responded to a home in the 4000 block of Old Piedmont Gadsden Highway on a report of someone shot. Officers arrived to find 40-year-old Joseph Haywood suffering from a single gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken to Gadsden RMC by Piedmont Rescue Squad where he was then pronounced dead.
Beecham is currently in Calhoun County Jail on a $60,000 bond. His preliminary court date is set for May 6, 2019.
Police did not say what caused the shooting.