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Alabama Man Arrested After Alleged Shooting Death In Carroll County

An Alabama man is behind bars in Carroll County, charged with murder.

The Carroll County Sheriff's Office released the following info Tuesday:

On 12/05/2016 at approximately 00:08 hours, the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office was called to the residence located on Ridgeside Dr., Villa Rica, GA in reference to a male subject being shot and killed after a dispute at the residence.

Upon deputies arrival the victim was discovered in the residence deceased. The identity of the victim is being withheld until the family can be notified. The victim and the suspect had gotten into an argument and the suspect fired one shot from a handgun killing the victim, at which time the suspect fled the incident location before law enforcement arrived.

During the investigation the suspect was identified as Riley Dee Harrison, a 24 year old  male, who has ties to the Roanoke, Alabama area. Investigators also developed several leads as to the whereabouts of Harrison.  

The suspect Riley Dee Harrison was apprehended without incident at a short stay motel  approximately three (3) miles from the incident location, in Villa Rica, GA.

Harrison is currently charged with murder, and two counts of cruelty to children in the 1st degree, and the investigation is still ongoing.