OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) – Opelika police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened early Thursday morning.
Officers responded to the 500 block of South Antioch Circle regarding a person who had been shot. Opelika police located 29-year-old Dontavious Jones lying behind one of the apartments suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
Jones was pronounced dead on the scene at 5:12 a.m. by Assistant Lee County Coroner Gene Manning.
He was taken to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences/Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy.
This incident is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Opelika Police Department Investigative Services Division at (334)705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334)745-8665.