Investigator says teen admitted he shot Alabama sheriff

FILE - In this July 20, 2007, file photo, then-Lowndes County Chief Deputy John Williams speaks during the memorial service for Lowndes County Sheriff Willie Vaughner at the Lowndes County Courthouse in Hayneville, Ala. A state investigator testified that a teenager admitted to shooting an Alabama sheriff who was attempting to disperse loiterers at a gas station. A judge held a preliminary hearing Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, for 18-year-old William Chase Johnson. Johnson is charged with capital murder for the slaying of Lowndes County Sheriff John Williams, Sr.

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