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