Man Shot By Lee County Sheriff Deputies DiesRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Jan 14 2013 7:14 AM
SMITHS STATION, ALA. (WSFA) The man that was shot by a Lee County Sheriff's deputy Saturday for allegedly accelerating toward the officer during a traffic stop in Smiths Station has died. 33 year-old Howard Edward Nevels III, of Phenix City, died at 2:04 AM Sunday morning in Columbus Regional Hospital from a gunshot wound to the head he received in the incident.
Officials say it happened during a traffic stop when the suspect attempted to get away in a stolen van.