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MPD makes arrest in 25th homicide of 2013

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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

The Montgomery Police Department is confirming that it's made an arrest in the city's 25th homicide of 2013.

MPD detectives have charged Willie Johnson, 34, of Montgomery in the murder of 24-year-old Courtney Lawery.

After his arrest, Johnson was transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility where he is being held under a $75,000, bond.

At about 7:45 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, Montgomery Police and Fire Medics responded to the 1000 block of Early Street after receiving a report of a subject shot.

On the scene officers found the victim, Lawery, who had sustained a fatal gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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