Montgomery Police Make Arrest in 15th Homicide


By Alabama News Network

Montgomery police say they've made an arrest in a man's shooting death on Gaston Avenue.

Police say they've charged 22-year-old Christy Lawson of Montgomery with murder in the death of 19-year-old Jarvas Terrell Baldwin. Lawson is being held on a $75,000 bond.

Police and fire medics responded to the 3800 block of Gaston Avenue at about 3 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, where they found Baldwin with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Police say the shooting stemmed from an argument involving several people.

Baldwin's death is Montgomery's 15th homicide of 2013.

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