UPDATE: Selma Records 2nd Murder of 2022

From the West Alabama Newsroom–

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The suspect arrested in a recent Selma murder — was arraigned in Dallas County District Court Wednesday afternoon.

District Attorney Michael Jackson says bond for 24 year old Tremark Atkins of Orrville — was set at $2 million dollars.

Atkins is charged with murder in the death of 20 year old Aaliyah Hatcher of Selma.

Hatcher was shot and killed Sunday night in Selma — in the city’s second homicide of the new year.

There was a spike in the number of homicides  last year in the city of Selma. The city recorded a total of twenty-two murders in 2021.

Now, it appears the new year is picking up — right where the old year left off.

Wal Selma2ndmurder Mini1“We haven’t had 2 weeks in this year and this is our second one, a tragic situation. Aaliyah Hatcher, age 20, former basketball star, she got killed.”

Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson — says Hatcher was shot Sunday night on Minter Avenue. Then later died.

“Got shot multiple times. Taken to the hospital,” he said.

“She died before she was air-lifted to another hospital. This is one of those killings that really hurt. It hurts deep. Cause she was so young. Had a whole life ahead of her.”



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