Montgomery Murder Rate Increases to 35 for the Year

Montgomery's murder rate climbed to 35 over the weekend.

Montgomery police tell WSFA 12 News the victim, 19 year old Eric Caffie was walking along
Pocahontas Road around 9:45 Sunday night.

Someone drove by and shot him.

Caffie was taken to Baptist South Hospital where he was pronounced dead early Monday morning.

Police say he was involved in an argument with someone earlier sunday, but they have not confrimed a motive for the shooting.

Police are, however, investigating what they call some very promising leads.

Stay with WSFA 12 News for the latest on this story.