Three people were shot to death and another wounded Thursday night in a Houston County nightclub.
It happened west of Dothan at Teasers---a gentleman's club in Houston County.
Houston County Sheriff Andy Hughes said 22-year old Ryan Clark Petersen of Enterprise, AL became involved in an argument inside the club where he was a patron.
Pederson is then believed to have gone outside to his car where he retrieved a handgun. When back inside, the sheriff says Petersen fired nine shots.
Killed were Tiffani Paige Grisset, 31, of Ozark, an employee of the club, Cameron Eubanks, 20, of Wicksburg, AL who was the son of the club's owner, and Thomas Robins, Jr. 59, of Dothan---a patron.
Pedersen was arrested about seven hours after the shooting in a wooded area near the club.
Sheriff Hughes said the owner of Teasers was at his home
behind the club. He grabbed a gun and
began firing shots. Hughes said that
likely prevented Pedersen from retrieving his car and made him easier to
apprehend. Pedersen was not hit with the
Pedersen has been charged with three counts of capital murder and one count of attempted murder. He is being held in the Houston County Jail without bond.