HAMILTON, Ala. (AP) — A man has been arrested in the shooting death of the father of his girlfriend's children during a custody exchange in Alabama on Christmas Day.
News outlets reported the shooting happened outside the Hamilton Police Department in Marion County.
Twenty-nine-year-old Christopher Andrew Cochran is charged with murder in the shooting.
The victim's name has not been released yet.
Hamilton Police Chief Ronnie Vickery said the shooting happened Tuesday afternoon when a mother and her boyfriend went to meet her children's father outside the police department. The children were supposed to spend the holiday with their father.
Vickery said after the parents began to argue, the mother's boyfriend shot the father.
It wasn't known if Cochrane has an attorney yet who could comment on the charge.
- Man arrested in shooting death in Alabama custody exchange
- Man arrested in Alabama apartment shooting death
- Man arrested in Alabama in shooting death after argument
- Alabama man mistakenly released back in custody
- Alabama prison guard in custody
- Alabama man arrested in death of 42-year-old man
- Teen arrested in shooting death of Alabama football player
- Man arrested after shooting death of man, injuring 4 others
- Man sentenced to death in Alabama for teen's fatal shooting
- 2nd man pleads guilty in 2016 Alabama shooting death