Samuel Hobach Wanted For Questioning After Woman Found Shot Dead In Elkmont AL Home Tuesday Morning

LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Samuel Hobach is wanted for questioning after a woman was found dead following an apparent shooting in Limestone County, Alabama on Tuesday morning.

Hobach, 21, is being sound by the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office, after an unnamed woman was found fatally shot in a residence near Athens Tuesday.

According to reports, a female was found deceased in a home located in the 19000 block of Cave Branch Road in Elkmont, near the Tennessee, Alabama border, Tuesday around 4 a.m.

Hobach was last seen driving a black Saturn sedan, according to officials.

Anyone with possible information on the whereabouts of Hobach should contact police at 256-232-0111.


Geo quick facts: Limestone County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the county’s population was 82,782. Its county seat is Athens. Its name comes from Limestone Creek, a local stream. Limestone County is included in the Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

Alabama 14-Year-Old Confesses To Killing 5 Members Of Elkmont Family Tuesday

ELKMONT, AL. (THECOUNT) — An unidentified 14-year-old boy has confessed after fatally shooting five family members overnight in Elkmont, Alabama, according to authorities.

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office tweeted at 1:36 a.m. that they were on scene of a quintuple shooting in the 2500-block of Ridge Road, in Elkmont.

According to the tweet, three people were confirmed dead at the scene and two others were airlifted in critical condition.

Later on Tuesday, around 4 a.m., the sheriff’s office tweeted again saying that the two people who were airlifted in critical condition had died from their injuries, reports CBS17.

They also said that a teen had confessed.

“The 14-year-old caller was interviewed and confessed to shooting all five members of his family in the residence,” the sheriff’s office wrote. “He is currently assisting investigators in locating the weapon, a 9mm handgun that he said he tossed nearby.”

Neither the identity of the teen, nor the identities of those killed, has been released at this time.

The motive for the shooting is unclear.


Geo quick facts: Elkmont is a town in Limestone County, Alabama, United States, and is included in the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population of the town was 434, down from its record high of 470 in 2000 – Wikipedia.