MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Two people are dead and two people are injured after a shooting in Montgomery Wednesday night.
Montgomery Police Captain Regina Duckett confirmed the shooting in the 500 block of Eastdale Road South. Four people were shot in total; two were pronounced dead at the scene, one was transported with life-threatening injuries, and one walked into a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
A WSFA 12 News crew found the scene at the Birchwood Apartments, which are located at 500 Eastdale Road South. There is a heavy police presence. MPD Chief Ernest Finley was at the scene and spoke to our reporter. He said officers are still actively canvassing the area.
“We had four individuals that were inside, something happened," he said. "It appeared to be drug-related.”
Finley said they are investigating the case as a homicide. He said this is an area MPD does not respond to often for violent crime and that the first officer on scene was a courtesy officer at the apartment complex.