murders

Two People Killed in a Pair of Weekend Shootings in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma Police are investigating a pair of shootings over the weekend in the Queen City — that left two people dead. Chief Kenta Fulford says the two homicides happened about five hours apart from each other. The first one happened at Minter Terrace apartments on the 2500 block of Minter Avenue. Police found the victim…

Alabama Ranks High…in Murders

FBI says only D.C. & Puerto Rico have a higher per capita rate

There was a person murdered in Alabama almost every day during 2016. The numbers come from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and they show 332 murder victims statewide. 32 of those killings were in Montgomery. The 332 statewide figure ranks Alabama third per capita in murders last year. Only Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico had higher per capita rates. 2016…