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Alabama man in custody after double shooting deaths

The sheriff's office got a call just before 10 p.m. about a dispute and shots fired. The sheriff's office got a call just before 10 p.m. about a dispute and shots fired.
Leland Gleaton (Source: Facebook) Leland Gleaton (Source: Facebook)
Terry Cox (Source: Facebook) Terry Cox (Source: Facebook)
EARLY CO., GA (WALB) -

Early County Sheriff's investigators identified two people who were killed in a shooting Tuesday night.

According to a report, Leland Gleaton and Terry Cox were outside Cox's home at 48 Marion Street when they were shot to death.

The sheriff's office got a call just before 10 p.m. about a dispute and shots fired. Witnesses said a white pickup truck was seen driving away from the home.

Deputies spotted the truck on Georgia Highway 200 between Blakely and Damascus before they arrived.

They stopped the driver, a man from Anadulsia Alabama, and took him into custody. His name was not immediately released.

He has not been formally charged, but he is being held on suspicion.

Sheriff's investigators say Leland Gleaton and his wife had just moved into Cox's home.

Officials said they did not have a motive Wednesday morning.

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