Ala. man allegedly fatally shot his wife before family member shot him in defense 01/10/2023 1:22 pm PST Comments Facebook FOLEY, Ala. (TCD) -- A man allegedly fatally shot his wife before another family member shot and killed him in defense. According to a news release from the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, on Saturday, Jan. 7, shortly after 10 p.m., deputies received a call from a home on Greenway Drive regarding a domestic incident. The caller reportedly identified Scott Blackwell as the suspect and said he was "exhibiting strange behavior while armed with a pistol." The Sheriff’s Office said Scott Blackwell allegedly became physically violent toward his wife, Cindy Blackwell, shortly after the call. Then, he reportedly shot her to death. A family member allegedly shot and killed Scott Blackwell in response. By the time deputies arrived, the Sheriff’s Office said the shooting had already occurred. Cindy Blackwell and Scott Blackwell were reportedly found and died from their injuries. According to the Sheriff’s Office, it is believed that "the family member who shot Scott Blackwell did so in defense of Cindy Blackwell and others in the residence." The family member has reportedly not been charged. The investigation remains ongoing and once it is complete, the Sheriff’s Office said the Baldwin County District Attorney’s Office will review it to be presented to a grand jury. MORE: Media Release — Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office TRUE CRIME DAILY: THE PODCAST covers high-profile and under-the-radar cases every week. Subscribe to our YouTube page for podcasts, exclusive videos, and more, and don’t forget to follow us on TikTok. #Alabama #Instagram Related Stories Man allegedly fatally shot wife on Christmas Eve, told father she had killed herself Georgia man accused of killing ex-wife’s divorce attorney, setting his office building on fire Former county prosecutor reportedly killed by husband on New Year’s Day Grammy-winning producer killed after allegedly holding wife, stepdaughter at gunpoint Calif. father accused of intentionally driving off cliff with wife and children inside Pa. man accused of smothering missing wife, dismembering her, and dumping remains in 2 places Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.