Homicide investigation opened after body found Sunday

Homicide investigation opened after body found Sunday
The Montgomery Police Department has opened a homicide investigation after a body was found Sunday afternoon. (Source: Eric Knox)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The Montgomery Police Department has opened a homicide investigation after a body was found Sunday afternoon.

According to Montgomery Police Captain Regina Duckett, officers and fire medics responded to the 5900 block of Monticello Drive at around 1 p.m. in reference to a report of a deceased person. Once there, they found James Courtney McCord, 32, of Montgomery in a vehicle.

Duckett advises the cause of death was initially unknown, but further investigation and forensic evaluation determined the victim sustained a fatal gunshot wound. No arrests have been made.

Police ask anyone with knowledge of this shooting to call CrimeStoppers at 215-STOP, Secret Witness at 625-4000 or MPD at 625-2831.

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