Police look for suspect after fatal shooting in Auburn



On Sunday, July 30, 2017 at approximately 9:45 p.m. Auburn Police  received a shots fired call at an apartment complex in the 500 block of  Foster Street.  Officers arrived on the scene and discovered an  unresponsive male, lying in a grassy field behind the apartments  suffering from an apparent gunshot injury.  The victim, a 24 year old  male from Auburn, was treated by paramedics, but unfortunately died at  the scene as a result of his injuries. He was pronounced deceased by  Chief Deputy Lee County Coroner Gene Manning at 11:10 p.m. The identity  of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. 

 

The  death is being investigated as a homicide by the Auburn Police  Division.  Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact  Auburn Police at the 24 hour non-emergency number 334-501-3100,  Detective Section 334-501-3140 or the anonymous tip line at  334-246-1391.     

 

The body will be transported to the  Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences State Medical Examiner’s Office  in Montgomery for a postmortem examination.  The case remains under  investigation by the Auburn Police Division, State Medical Examiner’s  Office and the Lee County Coroner’s Office.  


Source: Auburn Police Division  

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