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MPD: Viral Facebook Walmart Threat Not Credible

The Montgomery Police Department is addressing posts on social media about potential violence at Walmart. According MPD, officers and other law enforcement agencies have researched viral Facebook posts, which allege the threat of violence at Walmart this weekend and warn against shopping there. The posts do not reference a specific location, but have been shared many times locally and have…

MPD: 7-Year-Old Boy Dies in Accidental Drowning in Montgomery

The Montgomery Police Department has located the body of a missing 7-year-old child. MPD sent out an alert Saturday afternoon asking for the public’s assistance in locating Khalil West. He was last seen in the area of 1700 South Perry St. At 5:30 p.m., police ended the search, saying the child was dead and appeared to be the victim of …

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…

MPD Hosts Jr. Police Academy For Rising Middle Schoolers

Montgomery’s Police Department is training up some of it’s youngest officers. June 3rd-7th, MPD is hosting a Jr. Police Academy. All week long, a couple dozen rising 6th graders are learning the ins and out of the Police Department. They’re also getting lessons in conflict resolution, how to prevent bullying and how to resist gangs. The academy targets 6th graders…

Man Killed in Tuesday Night Montgomery Shooting

Montgomery Police are investigating a man’s death. Capt. Regina Duckett says the unidentified victim was fatally shot Tuesday night in the 200 block of Eastdale Road South. Duckett says the shooting may be domestic related. No arrests have been made in the case. Anyone who has information that could help police should call CrimeStoppers at 215-STOP Keep checking www.alabamanews.net for…

Second Man Charged in Deadly Ann St. Shooting

The Montgomery Police Department has charged a second suspect in a deadly shooting earlier this month in 1100 block of Ann st. That shooting happened the night of April 12. 27-year-old James Bibb was killed  in the parking lot of a convenience store. MPD charged John Wilson III, 24, of Montgomery Thursday after he was taken into custody by the…

Man Killed in Ann St. Shooting Friday Night

Montgomery Police are investigating a fatal shooting. According to MPD, one man was killed. The shooting happened Friday evening in the 1100 block of Ann street at 8:20 p.m in the parking lot of a convenience store. Police say they are still working to determine what led to the shooting. Keep checking www.alabamanews.net for updates to this story. Categories: Crime,…

A Bloody Weekend in Montgomery.

Police probe three double shootings.

The third occurred this afternoon when two women showed up at a Montgomery hospital with non-life threatening gunshot wounds. Police say they don’t know where the women were shot…and they’re still investigating the circumstances. The other shootings happened Saturday, one on Mobile Highway and the other on Queensbury Drive. One of the Mobile Highway victims had injuries that were described…

Another Montgomery Murder

One 25 year old man killed.

Montgomery City police identify the victim as 25 year old Dometrius Coleman of Montgomery. They found him shot to death in the 1000 block of South Holt Street shortly after 1:00 AM today. Police say they believe “the shooting stemmed from an argument that escalated.”  No arrests so far. If you have information call CrimeStoppers at 215- STOP, Secret Witness…