Two Dead in Hotel Shooting

Two people are dead after Etowah deputies tried to serve a warrant on a man and woman staying in a motel in East Gadsden. The deputies knocked on a door at the Holiday Host hotel and identified themselves, after which they heard a gunshot from inside and called for backup. Then they heard another shot, and when they entered the room, the 26 year old woman was dead and the 36 year-old man was mortally wounded. He was pronounced dead at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.