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Millbrook Police Investigate Deadly Shooting

A man is dead following a shooting today in Millbrook. Authorities say 27-year-old Lewis Lucas was found shot in the 41-hundred block of Abrams drive. Lucas was taken to a hospital where he later died. Millbrook police are investigating the case. Categories: Crime, News Tags: Lewis Lucas, Millbrook, Police, Shooting

Mobile Police Fatally Shoot Man Armed with Knife

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) – Police fatally shot a man in Alabama who they say was armed with a knife and ran away as officers were attempting to detain him. Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Battiste says the shooting happened Tuesday evening following a traffic stop. News outlets report that a man who was a passenger in the car ran away after…

Montgomery Police Identify Victim in Thursday Evening Fatal Shooting

Montgomery police have identified the victim in a Thursday evening homicide. MPD identifies 23-year-old Stephanie Hale from Montgomery as the victim in a fatal shooting that occurred Thursday, December 17. Police and medics responded to the 5600 block of Carmichael Road on a call of someone shot. At the scene, police located Hale with a fatal gunshot wound. Authorities pronounced…

Police Arrest Suspect in Murder of MPS Teacher

Montgomery police have charged a suspect in the November 18 death of Shai Hudson, 46, of Montgomery. Police identified Don Hayes, 37, of Montgomery as the suspect and charged him with Hudson’s murder. On November 18, police responded to the 1800 block of Gillespie Drive in reference to a found body. Police identified Hudson as the victim. The circumstances surrounding…

UPDATE: Traffic Stop Leads to Officer Involved Shooting in Montgomery

At about 6:35 Thursday night, Montgomery police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle with what initially was thought to be three occupants in the 2100 block of Day Street.  The suspect(s) then shot a gun at officers, and the officers returned fire. A pursuit ensued resulting in the suspect’s vehicle crashing into a parked vehicle near Terminal…

Off-Duty Police Officer Among Five Injured, One Dead in Shooting at Ensley Motorcycle Club

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Police say a shooting at an Alabama motorcycle club left one person dead and injured five others, including an off-duty Birmingham police officer. News outlets report the shooting occurred just before midnight Saturday. Birmingham Police Sgt. Rod Mauldin says one gunshot victim died at the hospital. The others, including the off-duty officer, had injuries that were not…

Andalusia Man Found Stabbed in Stomach Dies from Injuries

The Andalusia Police Department has released the name of an Andalusia man who died Saturday night after being assaulted. Lewis “Buzzy” Idleburg III was pronounced dead at Andalusia Health. APD Chief Paul Hudson said officers responded to a report of an assault on McDonald Street at about 7:42 p.m. When they arrived, they found a black male in the road…

Alabama House Votes to Make it a Hate Crime to Target Police Officers

The Alabama House of Representatives has approved a bill to make it a hate crime to target police officers. Representatives voted 92-0 to add the law enforcement profession to the categories, along with race and religion, covered by Alabama’s hate crime law. The bill found broad support in both parties in the House of Representatives following the shooting deaths of…

UPDATE: Person of Interest is now a Suspect Troy Man’s Death

Update: Friday 7:51 pm The Troy Police Department has identified the person of interest in the death of Willie Charles Scott, 58, of Troy. Shane Shemar Dunlap,24, also known as Shane Smith, is now a suspect in Scott’s death. A warrant has been obtained for Capital Murder in this case. Shortly after noon Thursday, officers from the Troy Police Department…

Police Officer Makes Immunity Request in ’16 Shooting

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – A judge will consider a police officer’s request for immunity in a 2016 fatal shooting in Montgomery. Defense lawyers argue Aaron Smith was acting in self-defense when he shot and killed 58-year-old-Greg Gunn. Smith currently faces murder charges related to the shooting. District Attorney Daryl Bailey objected to the request saying the previous judge in the…