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Arrest made after victim dies from July 20 Montgomery shooting

An arrest has been made in a July 20 Montgomery shooting that turned deadly on Sunday.
An arrest has been made in a July 20 Montgomery shooting that turned deadly on Sunday.(Source: WSFA 12 News file photo)
Published: Jul. 26, 2021 at 11:23 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 26, 2021 at 4:33 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - A suspect has been arrested and charged with murder after a 24-year-old man died Sunday, five days after being shot in Montgomery.

Jaylin Ross, 21, of Montgomery, was arrested by the United States Marshals Task Force on Monday and transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility.

The investigation started on July 20 around around 9:30 p.m. in the 2600 block of Knollwood Drive where first responders found Kevin Shepherd suffering from life-threatening gunshot wounds.

Shepherd was taken to a local hospital for treatment but died on Sunday, according to MPD spokeswoman Capt. Saba Coleman.

Shepherd’s death is Montgomery’s 43rd homicide of 2021.

A motive for the shooting was not immediately clear.

A mug shot and bonding information were not immediately available.

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