Opelika police investigate Avenue B homicide


OPELIKA, Ala. — A man is dead after a possible drive-by shooting Thursday night in the 200 block of Avenue B.

A press release from the Lee County Coroner’s Office says 57-year-old Arthur Moore, Jr. was found dead in his home just before 8:30 P.M.

Police say it looks like a person or person’s fired into the home from the outside, hitting Moore.

Moore’s body has been taken to the Alabama Dept. of Forensic Sciences in Montgomery for an autopsy.

Anyone with any information on this case, or who may have seen something in this area, is asked to contact the Opelika Police Department Investigative Services Division at 334-705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at 334-745-8665.This is a developing story. Stay with News 3 for updates.

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