In the early morning hours of Saturday, May 18th, deputies with the Walker County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting call in the 3000 block of State Highway 19. Upon arrival, officers secured the scene and discovered that in fact a shooting had occurred involving two juvenile males. It was also determined that subsequent to the incident, one of the juveniles had been fatally shot prior to the officer’s arrival.
Detectives with the Sheriff’s Office were also dispatched to the scene for further investigation.
Upon their arrival, detectives interviewed witnesses including the second juvenile involved in the incident. At this time the investigation is still ongoing and is being handled delicately pending further investigation and results from the Montgomery County Forensic Center.
Sheriff Clint McRae would like to ask that our community keep both these families in your thoughts and prayers.