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Montgomery Police Look for Suspect in Double Murder
Montgomery, Alabama – For the second time in less than two weeks, Montgomery Police are investigating a double murder.
Montgomery Police Major Huey Thornton says the victims, 24 year old Jauan Minor and 27 year old Gerard Burdette, both of Montgomery, were shot in their heads late Tuesday at a residents at 722 Ridgemont Avenue.
A 53 year old man at the scene suffered a gunshot wound to his shoulder. Early Wednesday morning, two other men showed up at the emergency room with non-life threatening gunshot wounds in connection to the shootings on Ridgemont.
Police are seeking the public's help in arresting a lone suspect who is described as being a Black male, 5 feet 8 inches tall , weighing about 170 pounds. He was last seen in the Ridgemont Avenue/ Gaston Avenue area the area wearing a black hooded shirt, black pants, and carrying a book bag armed with an unknown type handgun.
Montgomery Police believe the suspect and the victims knew each other and the shootings appear drug related.