Arrest made in early morning Montgomery homicide

Arrest made in early morning Montgomery homicide
Ezekiel Jamal Chestnut (Source: Montgomery County Detention Facility)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - An arrest has been made in one of two unrelated overnight homicides in Montgomery, according to the police department.

Montgomery police have arrested and charged Ezekiel Jamal Chestnut, 22, of Montgomery, with murder following a shooting around midnight in the 3100 block of Gentilly Court.

The victim, AC Calhoun II, 34, of Montgomery, was pronounced dead on the scene.

An investigation indicates the two men were involved in a physical altercation that escalated to a gun being fired.

Chestnut is being held on a bond of $150,000 at the Montgomery County Detention Facility.

The other fatal shooting happened several hours later when an off-duty Montgomery police detective was killed in an apparent domestic violence incident.

Investigations into both cases are ongoing.

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