Troy police investigating fatal shooting

Published 12:11 pm Sunday, March 25, 2018

Troy police have launched a murder investigation after a fatal shooting Saturday.

Police responded to a call of shots fired at Watkins Court at 11:21 p.m. Saturday and arrived to find Jemarion Deandre Edwards, 27, dead of a gunshot wound.

“There were a lot of people on Watkins Court when Edwards was shot,” said Troy Police Chief Randall Barr.

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Anyone with information about the events that took place leading up to the shooting is asked to contact the Troy Police Department at 334-566-0500 or they may call the Secret Witness Line at 334-566-5555.

This case is under investigation by the Troy Police Department with assistance from the Pike County District Attorney’s Office and the Pike County Coroner’s Office.