On 01/19/2021at approximately 2:53 PM the Opelika Police Department responded to the 100 Block of Chester Avenue in reference to a call of a gunshot victim. Upon arrival, they located a 28-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to East Alabama Medical Center before being transported to Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown in Columbus, GA where he later succumbed to his injuries. The case remains under investigation by the Opelika Police Department. Please contact the Detective Division at (334) 705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334) 745-8665 with any information. You may wish to remain anonymous.
Tips can also be forwarded through Central Alabama Crime Stoppers at (334) 215-STOP(7867), toll free at 1-833-AL1-STOP, or via their Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/215stop or their website: www.215STOP.com.