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Iron County Murder Suspect Arrested

(Vulcan) A man wanted for shooting and killing another man in Iron County this week has been arrested and charged.

21-year-old McCoy Kelley of Annapolis allegedly killed 30-year-old William “Billy” Shy at his home off Highway 49 in Vulcan early Tuesday morning.

A news release from Iron County Sheriff Roger Medley says when deputies were called, they found Shy deceased with multiple gunshot wounds.

Witnesses say Kelley knocked on Shy’s door…Shy opened the front door and that’s when Kelley shot at Shy several times, killing him.

Kelley turned himself into the Iron County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday.

He has been charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Kelley was arraigned Thursday at the courthouse in Ironton.

He will have a bond appearance on Thursday the 20th.


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