Valhermoso Springs, Alabama

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Valhermoso Springs is an unincorporated community in Morgan County, Alabama, United States. Valhermoso Springs is located on Alabama State Route 36, 6.7 miles (10.8 km) east-northeast of Somerville.[2] Valhermoso Springs has a post office with ZIP code 35775.[3]

Valhermoso Springs, Alabama
Valhermoso Springs is located in Alabama
Valhermoso Springs
Valhermoso Springs
Valhermoso Springs is located in the United States
Valhermoso Springs
Valhermoso Springs
Coordinates: 34°30′04″N 86°41′09″W / 34.50120°N 86.68582°W / 34.50120; -86.68582Coordinates: 34°30′04″N 86°41′09″W / 34.50120°N 86.68582°W / 34.50120; -86.68582
CountryUnited States
665 ft (202.7 m)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)256 & 938
GNIS feature ID153825[1]

2020 shootingEdit

On June 4, 2020, police received 9-1-1 calls about shots being fired at Talucah Road. Upon responding, they found a house on fire. When the flames were extinguished, the bodies of three females, four males, and a dog were discovered; all of them had suffered gunshot wounds. Police announced the incident was a targeted attack, and by the next day, all seven victims were identified.[4][5] On June 22, two suspects, John Michael Legg, 19, and Frederic Allen Rogers, 22, were arrested in a silver Dodge Charger in Stayton, Oregon, 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Salem, during a traffic stop, and both face capital murder charges. Legg and Rogers were allegedly motivated by an internal dispute in a club in which they and three of the victims were members.[6][7]

Notable peopleEdit


  1. ^ "Valhermoso Springs". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior.
  2. ^ Morgan County, Alabama General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2010. Retrieved March 12, 2012.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS – Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  4. ^ Mansell, William; Torres, Ella (June 5, 2020). "6 out of 7 victims identified in deadly Alabama shooting". ABC News. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
  5. ^ Walker, Peyton; Brown, Mike; Rae, Jenna; Smith, Wade (June 5, 2020). "Overnight shooting in Alabama: 6 of 7 killed in Valhermoso Springs identified". WAFF-TV. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
  6. ^ Graves, Eric (June 22, 2020). "Two suspects in connection to Valhermoso Springs septuple homicide arrested in Oregon". WBRC. Retrieved June 23, 2020.
  7. ^ Gearty, Robert (June 22, 2020). "Split among members of 'Seven Deadly Sins' led to Alabama mass shooting: sheriff". Fox News. Retrieved July 20, 2020.