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Atmore police investigating possible homicide

Atmore police are conducting a death investigation after a man was found shot to death early Saturday morning (April 25) at a local apartment complex.

“We’re working it as a homicide,” Chief Chuck Brooks said of the death.

Details are sketchy at this time, but APD patrols were dispatched around 1:24 a.m. to Patterson Street Apartments, where shots had been reportedly fired. Officers arrived to find the body of a black male on the ground.

The victim’s identity had not been released by police at 5 a.m. Saturday.

Atmore News will provide updates as information becomes available.