Montgomery homicide investigation opened after weekend shooting turns fatal

Published: Oct. 15, 2017 at 5:11 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 16, 2017 at 10:27 AM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A weekend shooting in Montgomery has turned fatal, the Montgomery Police Department confirmed Monday morning. The victim, now identified as 39-year-old Carlos Bates, was shot Sunday afternoon.

Officers responded to the 3300 block of Tyler Road, where they found Bates suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment but was later pronounced dead.

The police department has upgraded its investigation to a homicide case but could not provide any details about the motive or any suspect/s. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information regarding this case should call CrimeStoppers at 215- STOP, Secret Witness at 625-4000, or MPD at 625-2831.

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