Highland Avenue Homicide Is Montgomery's 12th of the Year


By Alabama News Network

Montgomery police are investigating a homicide that happened early this morning and they need your help.

Police say the shooting happened at the 25-hundred block of Highland Avenue. The victum was pronounced dead at the scene. His name is not being released at this time.

Montgomery police say the shooting happened outside a Highland Avenue home at 1:15 in the morning. Police say they found a man who was shot there.

We spoke to a man who lives just a few blocks away from where the shooting happened...

Rico Jones lives near the shooting scene and told us what he saw.

"So we actually walked outside from my bedroom, right outside and looked up an seen the guy all laying out stretched out on the sidewalk. He used to come down by our house just about everyday, he was coming from the store.>

Police say the circumstances of the shooting are under investigation. No arrests have been made.

This marks the 12th homicide of the year. 

If you have any information on this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 215-STOP.








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