7 found dead in burning Alabama home


VALHERMOSO SPRINGS, Ala. (WHNT) – A homicide investigation is underway after seven people and a dog were found dead in a Morgan County home.

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office confirms deputies responded to a gunshot call at a scene where multiple fatalities were reported early Friday morning. All the victims were adults and were shot dead according to the sheriff’s office.

Deputies responded to the call on Talucah Road around midnight.

Deputies arrived to also find the home on fire but were able to put out the flames before firefighters arrived.

No suspects are in custody but deputies don’t believe there is a further threat in the area. The Sheriff’s Office confirmed a dog in the home was killed as well.

The Sheriff’s Office confirms the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and FBI Violent Crimes Task Force are assisting in the investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.

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