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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -
Montgomery Police say 47-year-old Andrew Kenneth James was shot inside his McGhee Estates Manor Apartment. That's on Price street near the corner of McGhee Road and Carter Hill Road.
Neighbors are no doubt concerned about the news.
Melissa Savage says she never would have expected a crime scene to be right across from her front door.
"I've been here almost two years and it's been nothing but quiet here. No one even knew this place existed unless you invited them," Savage said.
She lived across the hall from James. Who shot James, and why, is still under investigation, but police did confirm he was shot twice.
"He was paranoid," Savage said, adding that James had lived there less than a year, and there was a lot of suspicious traffic in and out of the apartment.
Savage says she spoke with the murder victim just hours before his death. "He was thinking someone was trying to come and break into his apartment, is what he told me," Savage said.
Savage says her two sons were at home at the time of the shooting. "But they didn't hear any gunshots, they just heard someone walking up the stairs and knocking on his door," Savage said.
It's a murder that has riveted the small and secluded apartment complex. "I'm not frightened living here. I'm frightened there's been a shooting on my street," Montgomery resident Jacqueline Beazley said.
Beazley has lived on Price Street for 21 years and says at one point it was the safest street in Montgomery. She says the shooter may have broken the peace, but not their peace of mind.
"We'll just keep on my tranquil and hope this doesn't happen again," Beazley said.
Police say this is still an active investigation. and they won't elaborate any further at this point.
So we don't know if any suspects are in custody. Neighbors believe this was an isolated incident and say they are not afraid.
If you have any information about this homicide, call Crimestoppers at 334-215-STOP.