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Fatal Shooting Claims Life of Cottage Grove Man Found on Coosa County Road

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Coosa County, AL (WDNews)– Tragedy struck on Wednesday as Tyrell Benson, 27, of Cottage Grove, lost his life following a fatal shooting incident on Coosa County Road 93. According to authorities from the Coosa County Sheriff’s Office, Benson succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital after being discovered with gunshot wounds.

The incident unfolded when dispatchers received a distressing 911 call reporting gunfire in the area, prompting swift action from a sergeant and a deputy of the sheriff’s office. Upon arrival at County Road 93, they encountered Benson lying on the roadway, suffering from gunshot wounds.

Efforts to save Benson’s life were made, but sadly, he could not be revived. The circumstances surrounding the shooting remain under investigation as authorities work diligently to unravel the events leading to this tragic loss.

Our thoughts are with the family and loved ones of Tyrell Benson during this difficult time. As the investigation progresses, the Coosa County Sheriff’s Office urges anyone with information related to this incident to come forward and assist in bringing clarity and closure to this heartbreaking situation.