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19-year old Sylacauga man killed Monday after apparent shooting


SYLACAUGA, Ala. – The Sylacauga Police Department (SPD) is currently investigating the death of a Sylacauga man which occurred Monday, Jan. 16.

SPD patrol officers responded to reports of gunshots in the area of Kingwood Dr. in the Drew Court area on Monday.

When responding officers arrived on the scene, they located an SUV that appeared to have crashed into the back of a parked vehicle on the side of the road.

Inside the vehicle, officers discovered a male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

19-year old Cameron Dontae Rogers, of Sylacauga, was identified as the gunshot victim.

Rogers was pronounced dead at the scene, and his body was transported to the Alabama Department of Forensic Science for autopsy.

The SPD asks that if anyone has information about this crime, they can call the SPD tip line at (256) 249-4716 or phone the department directly at (256) 267-0090.

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