On Wednesday afternoon, a teenager in Montgomery met a tragic end due to a fatal shooting, according to the Montgomery police.
Responding to a shooting call in the 2100 block of Rexford Road around 4:30 p.m., officers discovered a 17-year-old boy with a life-threatening gunshot wound.
Regrettably, he succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital.
The circumstances, including a suspect and motive, are presently unclear, leading to an ongoing investigation treated as a homicide.
Authorities urge anyone with information to contact CrimeStoppers at 334-215-7867, Secret Witness at 334-625-4000, or the Montgomery Police Department at 334-625-2831.
Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed and Montgomery Public Schools Superintendent Melvin Brown issued statements regarding the tragedy, withholding the victim’s name, which has not been officially released by law enforcement.