Man charged with murder in August Montgomery shooting

Zernell Mills is charged with murder.
Zernell Mills is charged with murder.(Source: Montgomery County Detention Facility)
Published: Oct. 3, 2022 at 4:40 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 4, 2022 at 8:46 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The Montgomery Police Department has charged a man in connection to a fatal August shooting.

Zernell Mills, 21, of Montgomery, is charged with murder in the shooting death of 33-year-old Natalio Garcia, of Montgomery.

According to police, Garcia died after a shooting in the 300 block of Chase Street on Aug. 8 around noon. According to Google Maps, that is located off of Mt. Meigs Road.

Police have not released a motive in the shooting.

Mills was taken into custody Monday. He is being held in the Montgomery County Detention Facility under $1.5 million bail, according to the jail website.

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