Person killed in Auburn apartment complex shooting


Original photo from News 3’s Elizabeth White

AUBURN, Ala. (WRBL) – A teen has died in a shooting at The Beacon apartment complex in Auburn off S College Street, according to investigators.

Auburn police say At 5:57 pm, August 12, 2021, officers were dispatched to a possible shooting in the 1200 block of South College Street. Shortly afterwards, officers arrived on the scene and ascertained a 19-year-old Auburn man had been shot in the upper torso. First responders rendered aid to the victim; however, he succumbed to his injuries on the scene.  A subsequent investigation determined the male was interacting with two known acquaintances and was shot by one of the individuals. A person of interest is in custody and there is no known threat to the community.

The case remains under investigation by the Auburn Police Division, charges are anticipated. Anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact the Auburn Police Division at (334) 501-3140 or at the tip line, (334) 246-1391.

News 3 will update with more details as they become available. 

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