Suspect shot, killed while trying to disarm homeowner during altercation
By Jennifer Cruz
Jeffery Sanford, 21, was shot in the neck during a struggle with a 54-year-old homeowner. (Photo: Facebook)
An altercation at a swimming hole in Alabama on Sunday turned deadly when two men followed a woman to her home in Theodore, only to be met by the woman’s father, who was armed with a shotgun.
The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office confirmed they are investigating the incident as a homicide, which doesn’t indicate guilt, only that an individual was killed at the hands of another person.
According to a statement from the sheriff’s office obtained by local media, the incident started at a popular swimming destination known as Cold Hole. Kelly Conner, along with her five children, her nephew, and several of his friends were at the swimming hole when Connor and another female became engaged in an argument. The altercation turned physical, however, when the woman struck Connor in the face. Connor hit the woman back, and several others became involved in the fight.
At that point, Connor left the area and headed home.
However, as Connor pulled up to the home, where her 54-year-old father, Ronald Vaughn, also lives, she realized two men from the Cold Hole had followed her. Connor got out of her