Selma Police Department investigating 18th murder of the year

Published 10:04 am Monday, September 4, 2023

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The Selma Police Department is investigating the death of a female that occurred on Sunday morning. According to Selma Police Chief Kenta Fulford, the victim suffered from a gunshot wound and officers are calling it a homicide. This is the 18th murder of the year in Selma.
Around 5 a.m. Sunday morning, Selma Police officers were dispatched to the 600 Block of Twenty-Foot Avenue regarding a gunshot victim, according to Fulford. While en route officers located the vehicle transporting the victim and escorted the vehicle to the hospital.
While at the hospital, SPD officers observed a 23-year-old female suffering from a gunshot wound. Fulford said that the victim was later pronounced dead.  SPD did not reveal the victim’s identity.
Fulford said that this is an ongoing investigation. Anyone who has information regarding the event should contact the Selma Police Department at 334-874-2134.

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