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Police department investigating Monday morning homicide

The Selma Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting.

The shooting happened in the 1500 block of Washington Street behind Payne Elementary School between 11 a.m. and noon.

Lt. Tory Neely confirmed the department is actively investigating a homicide.

The department has not released any information on the shooting. Neely said the victim was a black male. The victim’s name and age have not been released.

Neighbors said they heard several gunshots and saw a car speed away from the home.

This marks the fifth homicide in Selma.

This is a developing story. Check back later for more details.