Victim killed in 1 of 6 Montgomery shootings Thursday now identified

Jun 5, 2020

Montgomery police are releasing the name of a homicide victim, one of six people shot in separate incidents Thursday.

25-year-old Malik Woods, of Montgomery, was killed shortly before 12:15 p.m.

Police and medics responded to the 5000 block of Woods Crossing where they found his body.

Woods had been shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene. No motive has been determined and no arrests have been made in the case.

According to the police department’s Capt. Saba Coleman, in addition to Woods’ death, police are looking at cases involving a life-threatening shooting as well as cases involving non-life-threatening injuries.

None of the cases appear to be connected.

Police responded to the life-threatening shooting shortly before 3:30 p.m. in the area of Madison Avenue and North Panama Street.

As for the four shootings involving non-life-threatening injuries, the first happened around 10:50 a.m. in the 3900 block of Woodley Road. No other details were immediately available in that case.

Then, around 1:05 p.m, police and medics responded to the 3000 block of Gaston Avenue where they found a man suffering non-life-threatening gunshot injuries. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Thursday evening, at about 6:42 p.m. MPD responded to a hospital in reference to a person shot. There, they made contact with a woman who had sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

No arrests have been made in any of the yesterday’s shootings.

Thursday’s incidents compound an already violent week for Alabama’s capital city. Since last Friday there have been 13 shootings involving four homicides.