Police launch homicide investigation after overnight shooting in Eufaula


EUFAULA, Ala. (WDHN) – Eufaula Police have launched a homicide investigation following a shooting early Sunday morning.

Police received 9-1-1 calls regarding gunshots in the area of Davis Street.  When officers arrived around 1:30 a.m., they found Eric Jamal Lynn, 26, of Eufaula lying in the middle of the roadway, according to a news release from Eufaula Police Chief Steve Watkins. 

Lynn had sustained several gunshot wounds to his upper body.  Eufaula Fire Rescue responded to administer medical attention, but the victim died on the scene.

No one has been arrested in the case, and an active investigation is underway by investigators.

Eufaula Police asked anyone with information about the crime to call 334-687-1200 or the Anonymous Tip line at 334-687-7100.

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