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Search update: Auburn police to hold press conference at 11:00 a.m. EDT


News Leader 9 is continuing to follow the latest on the search for an Auburn gunman wanted for capital murder.  Monday night SWAT teams surrounded a home in Montgomery where they believed Desmonte Leonard was hiding out - possibly inside an attic.

Investigators said they believed they heard sounds of movement and even coughing. Teams are still monitoring the home for movement.

The scene is about 50 miles away from where a shooting took place this weekend at a pool party in Auburn; three people were killed, three others were injured.

Leonard is wanted for capital murder in their deaths.

Auburn police will hold a press conference this morning at 11:00 a.m.EDT/10:00 a.m. CDT to give the public a status update on their search efforts. The press conference will take place on the steps of the Auburn City Municipal building.

News Leader 9 will air the press conference live and provide a link to view the whole press conference on

Thanks for continuing to follow WTVM for the latest on this developing story. We will continue to provide updates on Facebook, and on News Leader 9.

Law enforcement from Auburn, Montgomery, the FBI and the U.S. Marshals Service are working together to resolve this case.

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