Man killed in Opelika mobile home complex

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OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - Opelika Police are investigating that city's latest murder.

Around 9:00 p.m. CT Friday night, Opelika PD responded to a complaint of possible gunshots and a possible assault victim in King's Mobile Home Estates on Dale Avenue in Opelika.

When they arrived, they found Tavares Jones, 30, lying in a vacant lot suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his chest and lower abdomen.

Jones was transported to the East Alabama Medical Center and pronounced dead at 9:57 p.m. CT Friday night.

Opelika Police have a suspect in the case, but are not releasing any more information.

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