Breaking News - Auburn Shooting Suspect Surrenders - In Custody

Good Evening , I'm Barbara Gauthier in the WTVM Newsroom.  We're following breaking news in tonight.

The man wanted in the triple murder near Auburn University is in police custody tonight. 22-year old Desmonte Leonard turned himself into federal authorities this evening. The defense attorney who helped him surrender says Leonard wanted to make sure he could get into custody without someone , quote trying to take him out. Leonard is expected to be brought back to Lee County sometime soon.

Auburn Police are holding a news conference to discuss the details.  We will have all those details tonight on News Leader 9 at 11.