Murder charges dismissed in 2021 Pelham double shooting
SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - A Shelby County judge has dismissed a murder charge against a man involved in a double shooting that left a man dead and a woman injured in 2021.
Court records cite the reason for the dropped murder charge is self-defense.
Charles Hatcher was originally charged with murder and attempted murder in the 2021 double shooting at a home off Highway 72 in Pelham.
Hatcher still faces the attempted murder charge.
The trial for the attempted murder charge is scheduled to begin August 21.
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