Suspect in homicide investigation arrested in Etowah Co.

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GADSDEN Ala. (WIAT) — Deputies responded to an address on McCluney Street, located near 278 Service Station in the County Part of E. Gadsden, at 7:21 P.M.

The female resident of this location, identified as Amber Lee Gattis, age 33, had been shot in the head. The victim was transported by ground to Gadsden Regional Medical Center and subsequently by air to UAB where she later died due to her injuries at UAB Hospital.

A suspect was arrested on scene at time deputies arrived. The cause of death is expected to be ruled a homicide. 

The investigation is still ongoing with all charges and Suspect to be announced once warrants are obtained, according to officials.

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