Fatal shooting

Authorities prepare to remove the body of a man killed this morning in Tuscumbia. [BERNIE DELINSKI/TIMESDAILY]

TUSCUMBIA — Authorities remain on the scene of an early morning, police involved fatal shooting in the 600 block of Mulberry Street.

Police have not released the man’s name. The body was just removed from the backyard of the home in which the man is believed to have resided.

Neighbors at the scene said they heard several shots, describing it as sounding like “a war zone.”

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