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Montgomery Man Charged with Murder in January Shooting

Source: Montgomery County Detention Facility A Montgomery man is now behind bars following a January homicide on Vaughn Road. Montgomery Police say 38 year old Jeffery Sanders was charged with murder in the shooting death of 30-year-old Brandon Ziegler, also of Montgomery. Sanders was taken into custody in early February out of state and was extradited back to Montgomery by…

MPD: Two Men Shot; Investigation Underway

Montgomery Police say two men who shot Thursday evening. The men were located in a vehicle in the 6000 block of Atlanta Hwy. Police say both sustained serious gunshots wounds and are being treated at a hospital. According to MPD, the exact location of shooting is unknown, but the victims drove to Atlanta Hwy from an area nearby off of…

Arrests Made after Shots Fired on Eastchase Parkway in Montgomery

Montgomery police say they’ve charged two men with firing a gun inside city limits after a disturbance at a business on Eastchase Parkway last night. Police say they’ve charged 40-year-old Michael London and 29-year-old Michael McQueen with discharging a firearm inside city limits. Police say their investigation shows that two men were arguing with an employee at a store in…

Aaron Smith Scheduled to be Sentenced Wednesday

Aaron Cody SmithA judge is scheduled to sentence a former Montgomery police officer who was found guilty of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of an unarmed man on Wednesday. Circuit Judge P.B. McLauchlin set a Jan. 29 sentencing date for former Montgomery police officer Aaron Cody Smith. In November, a jury found Smith guilty of manslaughter for the 2016 shooting…

Victim Identified in Stella Street Fatal Shooting

Montgomery Police has identified the victim in the city’s latest homicide. Officials say 34-year-old Roosevelt Rankins of Montgomery was shot and killed in the 2300 block of Stella Street Thursday afternoon. First responders arrived on the scene around 3PM Thursday in reference to a person shot. There they located a crashed vehicle with Rankins inside with a fatal gunshot wound….

Montgomery Police Conducting Three Homicide Investigations

The Montgomery Police Department says it’s conducting three homicide investigations following the weekend shooting deaths of 25-year-old Tametrius Richards, 30-year-old Brandon Zeigler and 52-year-old Lamar Bailey. All three victims were from Montgomery. Police say on Friday at about 9:15 p.m., they and fire medics responded to the 4200 block of Mobile Highway after getting a call about a person shot….

Montgomery Police Arrest Suspect in December Dice Game Shooting

Montgomery police have charged Isaiah Williams, 23, with second-degree assault in reference to a shooting that occurred on December 27 at about 7:30 p.m. in the 500 block of Oakbrook Court. The adult male victim sustained a serious gunshot wound and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The victim advised that the shooting stemmed from an argument during…

Suspects Arrested in Connection to Stolen Vehicle Were All Juveniles

West Fairview Avenue Scene The four people arrested in connection to stealing a vehicle and later hitting a police unit were all juveniles. The suspects were charged with six counts each of unlawful breaking and entering a motor vehicle in reference to multiple vehicle break-ins that occurred on January 2 between midnight and 6 a.m. near Sugar Pine Drive. One…

Montgomery Police Charge Man with Assault in November Shooting

Raymond McCray, 29 Montgomery police have charged Raymond McCray, 29, with second-degree assault in reference to a shooting that occurred on November 16 around 6:30 a.m. in the 1900 block of Harmon Street. The adult male victim sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound during an argument with a subject he knew. Further investigation identified McCray as the suspect. McCray was…

Reactions from Gregory Gunn’s Neighborhood on Guilty Verdict for Former MPD Officer Aaron Smith

On Friday, a Dale County jury found  former MPD officer Aaron Cody Smith guilty on a manslaughter charge in the 2016 shooting death of Gregory Gunn. We went to the Mobile Heights community where Gunn lived and the shooting took place to get reaction from residents on the news of the guilty verdict. Residents were reluctant to speak on camera,…