A.C. Smith

Community Remembers Greg Gunn

Five years ago on February 25, Greg Gunn was killed just steps from his front door by now convicted former MPD officer A.C. Smith. On Saturday Gunns family and members of the community held a vigil to remember their slain family member. A.C. Smith was convicted of manslaughter, and sentenced to 14 years, but is not in prison. Smith was…

Aaron Smith Takes Stand in Murder Trial

On day 4 of the murder trial for former Montgomery police officer, Aaron Cody Smith, Smith takes the stand. Smith is on trial for fatally shooting unarmed black man, Greg Gunn. Smith had been an 3rd shift officer with MPD for about 3 1/2 years. After a brief recess, defense attorney Mickey McDermott called Smith to the stand. He asked…

Attorneys Make Opening Statements, Witnesses Called to Stand in Day 2 of Murder Trial for MPD Officer

Montgomery police officer Aaron Cody Smith is charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Greg Gunn. Gunn was an unarmed black man that was fatally shot by Smith back in 2016. Day two of the trial started with both defense attorneys and prosecutors making opening statements. Both the state and the defense broke down the order of events with…

Defense Seeks To Recuse Judge, District Attorney’s Office, And Change Venue In MPD Murder Case

Aaron Cody SmithAttorneys for Aaron “Cody” Smith, the Montgomery Police officer charged in the 2016 murder of Greg Gunn, are asking a Montgomery County Circuit Judge to recuse himself from ruling on the case for a second time. The first request for Judge Griffin to recuse himself was last May. The motion was filed over the weekend, following a lengthy…

Strange Updates Shooting Info

Unarmed man on city's Westside was shot and killed by officer.

Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange says the officer who shot and killed a West Side man last Thursday, A.C. Smith, was hired in 2012. Strange says he has not talked with the officer. Strange made his comments today on Alabama News Network This Morning on CBS 8 and ABC Montgomery. Smith is on Administrative leave following the incident in which he…