Man shot to death in Valley

Police in Valley, Ala., are investigating the early morning shooting and killing of a 22-year-old Valley man.

At 4:06 a.m. Valley police received a report of gunfire in the 3000 block of 29th boulevard. There were reports that a homeowner in the area had interrupted a burglary in progress on his property.

Police came to 2016 Boulevard and found a man with a single gunshot wound to the chest. He was transported by an EMS to George H. Lanier Hospital where he died of injuries.

The investigation has determined that that homeowner reportedly encountered two men upon his property and fired several shots one of which struck the victim.

Another round traveled across the street and passed through thehouse where the occupants were sleeping.