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Suspect in Huntsville fatal shooting found in Tennessee

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HUNTSVILLE - The man wanted for the shooting death of 72-year-old Kathleen Lundy of Huntsville has been taken into custody in Tennessee. 

Huntsville police confirm Warren Hardy was found in Whitwell, Tennessee on Sunday morning. 

Police believe Hardy fatally shot Lundy at a home in the 100 block of Morland Pointe Friday evening.

Officials confirm there was no known relation between Lundy and Hardy. 

Police said it started as a domestic violence situation between Hardy and his girlfriend. Police said the two were in the Morland Shores neighborhood. The reason they were there is not clear at this time.

Police say his girlfriend left and Hardy shot the victim at some point after that. They believe he stole her vehicle to try to pursue the girlfriend.

The president of the Morland Shores Homeowners Association said Lundy was a beloved member of the community and "the glue that held this community together." 

As a very active part of her the homeowners association, neighbors say Lundy would help with their weekly neighborhood pool party, which is what she was apparently doing when the fatal incident took place.

One neighbor said she's never seen anything like this here in her quiet neighborhood. 

"Well, it's the only gated neighborhood in the community. It's very calm, uh peaceful, so it's different to see that," said Megan Hostetler.

An investigation is ongoing at this time as police search for answers on how the suspect got into the gated community, but some neighbors say the gate is broken.

WAFF reached out to the homeowners association for a comment and is waiting to hear back. 

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