For Immediate Release
Date: April 20, 2021
From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden:
FT PAYNE, AL – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and the 9th Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office are currently conducting an investigation into a fatal shooting that happened on County Road 232 in the Mt. Vernon Community. The shooting occurred on Saturday, April 17th, just before 9:00pm.
Gabriel Isaac Brown, age 19, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Ft Payne Police Department for all their assistance with this tragic situation.