One man dead and another wounded after a shooting in Cullman County

CULLMAN,AL (WBRC) - A Cullman County man took his own life this morning after a shoot out with his father in law. Around 10am 34 year old Randal Bell went to the home of his father in law in the 4700 Block of County Road 813 between Trimble and Spring Hill. Bells wife and son were staying at the home. Bells wife had a Protective order against him. Bell got out of his vehicle with a shot gun and began shooting in the direction of his father in law and his son. The father in law told the boy to run into a wooded area behind the house. The father in law also had a weapon and returned fire. After a shoot out with Bell the father in law was hit in the face by a pellet from the shot gun. His wound was not serious and did not require medical treatment. The father in law ran to a neighbors house to call police, that is when Bell shot himself in the yard. No one else was injured during the shoot out.

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