Man charged with murder in Saturday Montgomery shooting

Jalen Walker, 20, of Prattville, has been charged with murder in the shooting death of...
Jalen Walker, 20, of Prattville, has been charged with murder in the shooting death of 40-year-old Montgomery resident Shelby McGhee.(Source: Montgomery County Detention Facility)
Published: Jul. 29, 2022 at 10:09 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 29, 2022 at 5:09 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Montgomery police have charged a man in connection to a fatal shooting Saturday morning.

Police say 20-year-old Prattville resident Jalen Walker has been charged with murder in the shooting death of 40-year-old Montgomery resident Shelby McGhee.

Police and fire medics responded to the 3400 block of Mobile Highway around 12:40 a.m. where they found the victim in life-threatening condition. The victim died on the scene, police confirmed.

Police identified Walker as a suspect in the shooting. He was taken into custody Thursday and placed in the Montgomery County Detention Facility under a $1.5 million bail.

McGhee’s death marks the city’s 37th homicide of 2022.

No additional details, including a motive, were released.

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