NORTH COURTLAND, Ala. — Police say two men are dead in what they’re calling a double homicide in north Alabama.

Lawrence County Sheriff Gene Mitchell says authorities responding to an emergency call in North Courtland late Thursday found two men dead at a residence.

Mitchell says one man was inside the home and another was outside, and both appeared to have died of gunshot wounds.

The relationship between the two men isn’t clear, and police haven’t released the names of the victims.

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