Suspect arrested, charged with murder in shooting of Montgomery man

Man fatally shot Wednesday afternoon in Montgomery

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The Montgomery Police Department has made an arrest in a shooting that left a Montgomery man dead Wednesday afternoon.

Horace Bell III, 33, of Montgomery, is charged with murder in the death of Jermaine Stephens, 37.

According to Capt. Saba Coleman with the Montgomery Police Department, the shooting happened around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday in the 3900 block of Southmont Drive.

Stephens was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police say the circumstances surrounding the shooting are unknown.

Stephens’ death is the 68th homicide this year in Montgomery.

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