Suspect arrested in Alabama after husband and wife shot in Greensboro

Emmanuel Lee Alexander and his wife, Wanda Annette Alexander

BUTLER COUNTY, Ala. — A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting of a husband and wife in Greensboro Tuesday night, according to Greensboro police Capt. Nathaniel Davis.

Lee Earnest Curry was arrested Alabama Friday on charges of first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Lee Earnest Curry

At about 10 p.m. Tuesday, Emanuel Lee Alexander and his wife Wanda Annette Alexander drove to the 1700 block of Fairfax Road for a pre-arranged meeting. When they arrived at the location, a man began shooting at them.

Wanda Alexander was shot several times in the face and torso, but was able to ask a nearby resident for help. The person called 911.

First responders found Emanuel Alexander suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Wanda Alexander was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

Curry is in the Butler County Jail and will be extradited back to North Carolina.

Greensboro police requested the assistance of the U. S. Marshals Service in finding the suspect.