Victim identified in Cottondale homicide investigation

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TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) –UPDATE: The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit has identified the victim as 27-year-old Cory Tyron Mitchell.

The suspect has not been identified at this time. Tuscaloosa VCU states that investigators are viewing recordings and interviewing more witnesses .

Original Story: Investigators with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office are looking for clues into a deadly shooting. Deputies were called to Clearview Street in Cottondale late Thursday night at 11 p.m.

When they arrived, they discovered a man shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators are speaking with witnesses.

We will update this story as soon as we learn more.

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