'Bama-LSU argument led to couple's deaths
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EVERGREEN, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say an argument over Saturday's Alabama-LSU football game led to the shooting deaths of a couple at a home in southern Alabama.
Prosecutors identified the victims as Dennis and Donna Smith of Brewton. The shooting happened about 7 p.m. Saturday at the home of Michael Williams in the rural community of Owassa.
Williams was arrested and charged with two counts of murder.
Investigators told the Press-Register newspaper in Mobile that Dennis Smith, an LSU fan, called Williams, an Alabama fan, after Alabama's 27-21 overtime win and an argument ensued.
The Smiths went to Williams home. Investigators said Smith had a pistol and Williams had a shotgun and fired. Donna Smith was a relative of Williams' girlfriend.
It will be interesting to see how this plays out. I like my football team, neither one of the 2 mentioned here, but to take a gun and go to someones house over it? That is just plain stupid.
Since Smith went to Williams home armed with a handgun and was shot by the home owner with a shotgun, I am guessing there is more than is being told at this point.