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Lewis Morris
Chief of Police
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Dr. Harry Hobbs
Communications Relations Officer
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Investigators Arrest Murder Suspect



Huntsville, Alabama (May 16, 2013) On Thursday, May 16, 2013, Investigators with the Huntsville Police Departmentís Major Crimes Unit, arrested Michael Shawn Pierce Fletcher, 25 year old W/M, of Hazel Green. He has been charged with Capital Murder in reference to the shooting that occurred May 15th in the 2000 Block of Lex Drive.  The murder victim was Charles Swinford, W/M, 64 years of age of Huntsville.

The suspect is currently being held in the Madison County Metro Jail without bond.