Police: Wife, husband in Helena domestic altercation both armed

Helena PD: Man shoots, kills wife

HELENA, Ala. (WBRC) - Helena police say a woman who was killed in a domestic altercation Thursday morning had been arrested Wednesday for domestic violence.

She has been identified by the Jefferson County Coroner as 45-year-old Beverly Harris.

Police say after Harris was arrested at her home in the 8400 block of Shoreside Drive she posted bond and was released after a hearing.

Her husband, Naylan Lamar Harris, was notified of her release. Police say Mrs. Harris went back to the home with a handgun and discharged the gun several times outside the home and then went into the home still armed with the gun.

Police say there was an altercation between the couple who both had guns. Mrs. Harris was shot and killed.

Mr. Harris was taken into custody. Police say the shooting is still under investigation and criminal charges may be filed after the conclusion of a Grand Jury investigation.

The couple has a history of domestic incidents, according to police.

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