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From the Montgomery Police Department:
The Montgomery Police Department is investigating the city's 25th homicide this year following the shooting death Thursday night of 24-year-old Courtney Lawery.
MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 1000 block of Early Street at about 7:45 p.m. after receiving a report a subject had been shot. At the scene, they located Lawery, who had sustained a fatal gunshot wound and was pronounced dead on the scene.
MPD's initial investigation indicates the shooting stemmed from an ongoing altercation between the victim and the suspect. Police have identified a suspect but the name is being withheld pending further investigation.
Lawery's death is Montgomery's 25th homicide of 2013. No additional information is available for release relative to this ongoing investigation.
Police ask individuals with knowledge of this homicide to call CrimeStoppers at 215-STOP, Secret Witness at 262-4000, or the Montgomery Police Department at 625-2831.
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