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Two Men Arrested for Attempted Murder in Prattville

The Prattville Police Department responded to Brentwood Landing Apartments on Covered Bridge Parkway Sunday in reference to multiple shots fired and a person shot. When officers arrived, they found a 30-year-old man who lives in the apartment building with a life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Baptist South Hospital. Officers were able to stop the suspect who was…

MPD Charges Suspect in January Murder

The Montgomery Police Department has charged 19-year-old Bakari Taylor of Montgomery with the murder of Roosevelt Rankins, 34, of Montgomery. Rankins was shot to death on January 23, 2020. On that day at about 3 PM,  MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 2300 block of Stella Street in reference to a subject shot. At the scene, they found a…

Early Morning Shooting in Troy Leaves Two Dead, Three Others Injured

The Troy Police Department continues is investigating an early morning shooting where five people were shot. At 1:59 Saturday morning, officers were dispatched to assist with dispersing a large crowd at the Pike County Cattleman’s Complex in the 12000 block of U.S. 231 South. When en route, multiple shots were fired in the parking lot of the complex. We’re told…

One Person Injured in Early Morning Shooting in Montgomery

Montgomery Police Department officials said on Sunday, August 9, at about 4:50 AM, officers responded to a local hospital in reference to a person shot. At the scene, an adult male victim was found to have sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound. After further investigation, it was determined that the shooting happened in the 2600 block of Shadowood Court. Alabama…

Three Shot Saturday Afternoon on Eastern Boulevard

MONTGOMERY, Al. — On Saturday, July 25 at about 12:15 pm, Montgomery Police Department and Fire Medics responded to the 1100 block of Eastern Boulevard in reference to subjects shot. Upon arrival, three adult male victims were found with gunshot wounds. All three victims sustained non-life threatening injuries. All victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment. There is…

MPD Collects 100 Firearms at Buyback Event

A gun buyback event ended Saturday with the Montgomery Police Department receiving the max amount of 100 guns. MPD made the announcement via Facebook around 1 pm. CrimeStoppers Executive Director Tony Garrett advised that the third Gun Buyback event was deemed a success.  According to Garrett, the majority of guns collected were from residents who were not gun users and…

Strange Seeks Community Help in Curbing Gun Violence

Gun crimes are on the rise in Montgomery. Officials are asking the community to help them curb violent crime. Just last weekend, 11 people were injured in 6 shootings. “the bottom line is we’ve got too many guns, its gun violence, the way they settle conflicts today, it’s through guns.” At his weekly briefing Thursday, Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange said…