Arrest made in Sunday night Montgomery homicide
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The Montgomery Police Department has opened a homicide investigation following a deadly weekend shooting.
Police and fire medics responded to the 4200 block of Hartford Street around 10:40 Sunday night where they found McArthur Washington III. The 31-year-old Montgomery resident had been shot and was pronounced dead on the scene.
According to court documents, the victim was shot in the head with a .40 caliber handgun as he was sitting inside his vehicle.
A suspect has since been arrested. Roderick Owens Jr, 28, also of Montgomery, is being held at the Montgomery County Detention Facility on a capital murder charge.
A motive for the homicide was not immediately released. An investigation is ongoing.
Washington is Montgomery’s 20th homicide victim of 2023.
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