Covering Lee County: Murder investigation underway

Opelika, Ala. (WSFA) -- Opelika police have a murder investigation on their hands. 53-year-old Levi Beard was found in his Opelika home late Tuesday night suffering from a gunshot wound.

Beard was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police are pursing several leads, but have made no arrests.

Anyone with information is asked to call the secret witness hotline at 334-745-8665.