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Valley police investigating deadly shooting on Hopewell Rd.

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VALLEY, AL (WTVM) – The Valley Police Department is investigating a shooting that claimed the life of a 31-year-old man on Saturday, May 26.

The shooting happened in the 1400 block of Hopewell Road. Officers arrived and discovered a male lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the neck outside the residence as well as other subjects.

Officers secured the scene and detained a subject from inside the residence and secured a handgun that was reported to be used in the shooting.

Valley EMS arrived and accessed the male that had been shot and determined that he was dead and notified the Coroner's Office.

Troy Dwight Boyd, age 31, of Lanett, was identified as the shooting victim, and his body was transported to Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for an autopsy.

This case is still under investigation and no charges have been filed at this time.

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