Arrest in shooting death of 55-year-old Sylacauga man
SYLACAUGA, Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: A man who was shot in the head on Billingsley Road in Sylacauga died Friday morning at 5:00 a.m.
The Sylacauga Police Department said 55-year-old Lester “Tulu” Wilson was shot on October 2, 2021.
Officers responded to 720 Billingsley Road, Sylacauga, on a call about shots fired and one person lying on the ground.
Sylacauga investigators and agents from the Talladega County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force took 51-year-old Orethaniel Dell Swain, from Sylacauga, into custody for Wilson’s shooting death.
Swain has been charged with Manslaughter and is being held in the Talladega County Jail on a $15,000.00 bond set by the Talladega County Circuit Clerk’s Office. If you have any information pertaining to a crime, please contact the Sylacauga Police Department Investigations Division @ 256-401-2464 or you may report anonymously to the Sylacauga Police Department Tip Line @ 256-249-4716.
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