Double homicide in Phenix City - WRBL

Double homicide in Phenix City

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Peter Sanders Peter Sanders
Phillip McCoy Phillip McCoy

Two men were shot to death in Phenix City early Saturday morning. Police are investigating it as a homicide.

Officials said it happened on 76 Stephens Loop around 4 AM. Police were responding to a call of a person being shot.

On arrival they found 31-year-old Phillip Demetrius McCoy. He was transported to the hospital, but was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Another man, 39-year-old Peter Thomas Sanders, was believed to have been shot during the same incident. He was transported to the hospital in a privately-owned car. He was also pronounced dead upon arrival.

Authorities believe the incident started over an altercation between the two victims.

The case is currently being investigated.

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