PRESS RELEASE FROM THE HOUSTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE:
On September 5, 2010 at approximately 5:30 a.m. the Houston County Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting call at 504 Whitaker Rd. Pansey, Al.
Houston County Deputies arrived on scene and discovered Ricky Joe Ingram a 42 year old white male of Indigo Pond Rd. Lucy, Al., had been fatally shot, following domestic issues between Ricky Ingram and his wife.
Ricky Ingram was shot by Clinton Hobbs after Ricky Ingram had threatened Clinton Hobbs daughter, Ricky Ingram’s wife and then came onto the property of Clinton Hobbs, where Ricky Ingram’s wife was living and armed with a knife proceeded to advance on Clinton Hobbs after being told to leave the property.
Sheriff Andy R. Hughes and the District Attorney Doug Valeska were on scene during the investigation. Preliminary investigation shows self defense. The investigation is still on-going by the Houston County Sheriff’s Office.