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Police: Auburn man killed Saturday night in Opelika

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LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) - At approximately 9:00 p.m. Saturday, Opelika Police and Fire and EAMC EMS responded to a call of someone being shot in the 500 block of Raintree St in Opelika. 

Police found Jacob Austin Smith, 22, of Auburn, unresponsive on the porch of a residence. He was rushed to the emergency room where he was pronounced dead at 10:15 p.m. CST from multiple gunshot wounds. 

Opelika Police are following several leads and no other details are available at this time. 

Smith’s body will be taken to the Alabama Dept. of Forensic Sciences medical examiner’s office in Montgomery for a postmortem examination. 

The case remains under investigation by the Opelika Police, Lee County Coroner’s Office and the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences. 

Anyone with any information on this case is asked to contact the Opelika Police Department Investigative Services Division at (334)-705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334)-745-8665. 

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