Why? Kenneth Dion Lever Gardendale shooting: 3 dead, on the run

Authorities released a photo of a possible suspect identified as 52-year-old Kenneth Lever from the Pensacola, Florida area.

A Lincoln Navigator included in previous vehicle descriptions has been located in Florida and is no longer suspected, Walker said.

In December a Jefferson County judge issued a protection from abuse order against Lever.

An order to shelter in place has been lifted, police said shortly after 10 a.m.

Gardendale Police Chief Mike Walker has identified the victims in Wednesday's slayings as 50-year-old Dana Reeves Lever. The Florida man is suspected in the fatal shootings of three adults in an apparent domestic dispute Wednesday morning.

Lt. Scott Banks said police are searching for a gunman who is considered armed and risky and urged people in the community to remain inside with their doors locked and to alert police of anyone or anything suspicious.

Alabama authorities are telling residents in a town near Birmingham to stay indoors as a manhunt is underway for a man suspected of being involved with the deaths of three people.

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Anyone with knowledge of the crime or information on Lever's whereabouts is encouraged to call 911 or contact the Gardendale Police Department at 631-8787.

Lever also faces charges in Pennsylvania over two alleged sexual assault charges. 'My daughter has a different disposition when she returns home, ' the woman wrote.

'She is very clingy to me and will not let me leave her.

He is current free on $200,000 bond in those cases.

A hearing in the Alabama case is scheduled for July 26, a court docket showed.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

  • Sonia Alvarado