Five year old child killed Saturday at Valley Creek Apartments

Published 10:42 am Monday, March 27, 2023

Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

A five-year-old Selma child was killed Saturday afternoon at Valley Creek Apartments.

Payne Elementary Schools identified the victim on its Social Media Site as Aaron Tower.

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our sweet scholars, Aaron Tower,” Payne Elementary posted on its Social Media Page.”Our scholar will be sorely missed and forever in our hearts.”

Email newsletter signup

The Selma Police Department and Central Alabama Crimestoppers are investigating the homicide, which occurred around 12:24 p.m. at Valley Creek Apartments on the 11 block of Dallas Avenue.

SPD officers arrived to Valley Creek Apartments in reference to a shooting. After their arrival, units located a five-year-old child who sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound. the victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment where the victim later succumbed to injuries and was pronounced dead.

Central Alabama Crimestoppers is offering a reward of $1,000.

The incident remains under investigation by the SPD and Central Alabama Crimestoppers.

Investigators are seeking answers regarding this heartbreaking fatal shooting and are asking anyone with information to please come forward and help solve this ongoing homicide investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect or whereabouts, please immediately call police or CrimeStoppers at 334-215-STOP or 1-833-AL1-STOP.