SHELBYVILLE (AP) — A Kentucky man has been arrested in the fatal shooting of an 83-year-old woman in Shelbyville.
Alvin L. Brooks, 34 was charged shooting death of Deanie Logan, who was killed in her home. The death was reported on Nov. 23 and Brooks was arrested late Wednesday night, WDRB-TV in Louisville reported.
Police found two .45 caliber shell casings near Logan's body.
A witness told police she saw a white car sitting in the driveway of the home on Nov. 21. Investigators located a car matching the description and found a .45 caliber handgun. A ballistic analysis confirmed that the gun matched the casings found at the murder scene.
According to the arrest report, Brooks admitted to police that he was on Zaring Mill Road on Saturday night, but he said he couldn’t have killed anyone. Brooks' wife told police that Brooks told her he shot an elderly woman and took $500 cash.
Brooks is charged with murder, tampering with physical evidence and robbery. He is being held on a $500,000 bond.