(Dittmer) A Dittmer man is dead after an attempted stealing case in the Dittmer area on Friday of last week. According to Jefferson County Sheriff Dave Marshak deputies were dispatched a little after 4 o’clock that afternoon to the 100 block of Valley Springs Road for a report of an assault with a deadly weapon.
The man killed in the incident is identified as 40-year old Michael J. Stotts of Dittmer. Sheriff Marshak says a case like this is certainly unique.
While the juvenile was not taken into custody, the investigation continues.