Off-duty MPD Detective Shot and Killed in Apparent Domestic Dispute

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Montgomery Police say a detective with the department was shot and killed during an apparent domestic dispute.

MPD responded to the shooting in the 6700 block of Overview Drive around 2:15 Monday morning. Tanisha Pughsley, 27, had been with the department since 2016.


“Our entire community today mourns the death of one of our own, Tanisha Pughsley. Detective Pughsley answered the call to serve, defend and protect our city. We stand today with her family, friends, colleagues and all who loved her, praying for comfort, peace and healing during this tragic time,” Mayor Steven Reed said.

Any additional circumstances surrounding this fatal shooting remain under investigation.

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