MPD: 2 dead, 6 injured in six separate Memorial Day weekend shootings

MPD: 2 dead, 6 injured in six separate Memorial Day weekend shootings
(Source: WSFA 12 News) MPD investigates shooting on Upper Wetumpka Rd.
(Source: WSFA 12 News) MPD investigates shooting on Upper Wetumpka Rd.
(Source: WSFA 12 News) The fifth shooting happened early Monday morning in the 4700 block of Park Towne Way.
(Source: WSFA 12 News) The fifth shooting happened early Monday morning in the 4700 block of Park Towne Way.

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Montgomery Police Department says it's investigating after eight people were shot within a four day period during Memorial Day weekend.

The shootings began late Friday evening, with the last one happening around noon Monday. In all, two people were killed, two others suffered life-threatening injuries and four more suffered non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

  • The first shooting happened Friday in the 3300 block of Norman Bridge Road. One man was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Another man was also wounded but he was transported by personal vehicle and only suffered non-life threatening injuries.
  • The second shooting happened shortly after the first in the 1700 block of Pine Street. The victim in that shooting suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
  • The third shooting happened early Saturday morning near the area of North Eastern Boulevard and Twain Curve. One man was located at the scene and transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
  • The fourth shooting also happened on Saturday in the area of North California street and Upper Wetumpka Road.  A victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.
  • The fifth shooting happened early Monday morning in the 4700 block of Park Towne Way. One man was pronounced dead at the scene, while another was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The second male who suffered injuries has since been pronounced dead, according to police.
  • The last shooting happened around noon in the 3800 block of Lower Wetumpka Road. A male victim was transported from the scene to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

No suspects are in custody at this time and additional information surrounding these shootings have not been released. If you have any information about the shooting, please call the Montgomery Police Department.

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