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SYLACAUGA, Ala. – One Sylacauga man is dead and another critically injured after a shooting incident that occurred Sunday night, Sept. 25, near Seminole Ave. in Sylacauga.

According to a press release from the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO), authorities responded to a call about a person being shot near the 100 block of Seminole Ave.

When responders made it to the scene at approximately 8:00 p.m., they found two men suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Dontez Lamar Garrett, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene after succumbing to his injuries.

An unidentified 25-year old man had also been shot multiple times. He was transported to Coosa Valley Medical Center initially, but was later taken to UAB Hospital via Lifesaver.

Two automobiles were also damaged by gunfire during the incident.

The investigation into the shooting is still ongoing. If you have any information on the murder of Dontez Lamar Garrett, the TCSO asks you to contact their Investigations Division at (256) 245-5121 or Talladega County Central Dispatch at (256) 761-1556.


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