Montgomery Police Launch Homicide Investigation after Shooting on Atlanta Highway

Montgomery police are conducting a homicide investigation following a man’s shooting death on Atlanta Highway.

Police say they were called about 2:03 a.m. today to the 54oo block of Atlanta Highway. That is the area between Carol Villa Drive and Eastern Boulevard.

They found 22-year-old Jaylen Moncrief of Montgomery suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. He died at the scene.

Police say the circumstances surrounding this shooting remain under investigation. They have not announced any arrests.

This is Montgomery’s 45th homicide of the year. There were 68 in 2020.

If you can help in the investigation, call Central Alabama CrimeStoppers at (334) 215-STOP.

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