Shooting leaves one man dead



A shooting last Thursday in Locust Fork left one man dead and his daughter in a Birmingham hospital.

Willard Dane Shaw, 71, is being held without bond in the Blount County Correctional Facility in connection to the death of 66-year-old Walter Edward Tidmore, who was shot twice. The incident occurred Thursday afternoon at the victim’s residence on Ala 79 in Locust Fork.

Tidmore’s daughter, Mary Tidmore Weldon, 39, was injured in the shooting and remains in a Birmingham hospital. Her injuries are not considered to be life threatening.

Shaw is being held on charges of murder and attempted murder.