Homicide investigation underway following Tuesday shooting

Published 5:29 pm Wednesday, August 17, 2022

On Tuesday, August 16, Luverne Police Department responded to multiple gunshots in the area of Liptrot Street just after 9 p.m.

Captain Mason Adcock said when officers arrived on the scene, they discovered a black male deceased from what appeared to be gunshot wounds in a yard on Liptrot St. Officers secured the scene and started a homicide investigation.

The victim’s name is not being released at this time due to the ongoing investigation Adcock said.

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“Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact the Luverne Police Department. You may remain anonymous,” he said. “Luverne Police Department would like to extend their appreciation to the Crenshaw County Sheriff’s Office and ALEA SBI Division for their assistance in this ongoing investigation.”

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.