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Shooting in south Montgomery

A Homicide Investigation is taking place in Montgomery following the death of 43-year-old Darius Mitchell.

Authorities report on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at about 8 p.m., MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 5900 block of Welbourne Place in reference to a subject shot.

Mitchell was found with a fatal gunshot wound and was pronounced deceased.

The circumstances surrounding this shooting remain under investigation.

Police ask anyone with any information related to this homicide to contact CrimeStoppers at 215-STOP or MPD at 625-2831.

Melanie began her career as a work study student, working in the areas of news reporting, anchoring and news-gathering. After graduating from Alabama State University, she worked as a production assistant at the local NBC affiliate, WSFA-TV. As a News Director at WVAS-FM, Melanie leads her team to produce award- winning newscasts and talk shows. Her professional achievements includes News Reporter of the Year for a number of years and awards for talk show producer, by the Alabama Broadcasters Association and the Associated Press. She is an active member of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. Her goals are to expand the reach of WVAS FM into more homes locally, regionally and nationally.