Two overnight Phenix City shootings leave 27-year-old man dead, another wounded

Crime

PHENIX CITY, Ala (WRBL) – Two overnight shootings have left a 27-year-old man dead and police conducting multiple investigations.

Keon Dontavious Simmons was shot to death around 4:30 Saturday morning in the 30 block of Abercrombie Road in Phenix City.

“A large party was being held at this location when the victim was shot,” according to a police statement. “There were numerous persons present when officers arrived.”

About 15 minutes earlier, Phenix City Police were called to 4th Street South in reference to a person shot. Upon arrival, officers discovered a black male with gunshot wounds.

“The victim was conscious and transported to Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown Hospital for treatment for those gunshot wounds,” the police statement said. “The victim is stable and it is believed the injuries are not life-threatening. The victim’s name will not be released at this time. This is an active investigation.”

Police are trying to determine if the two shootings are connected, Capt. Joey Williams tells News 3.

Anyone with information about this case please give the Phenix City Police Department a call at (334) 448-2822 or (334) 448 -2837.

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