A 21-year-old man was charged with murder early Tuesday in a Phenix City shooting on 11th Avenue, officials said.
Michael D. Prather Jr. was arrested on the scene of the shooting that left 37-year-old Muhammad Williams dead. He was booked into the Russell County Jail.
Officers were called to the 1500 block of 11th Avenue at 12:06 a.m. Tuesday to investigate the shooting. They found Williams with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
The incident remains under investigation.
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Williams’ death is the second homicide in Phenix City. It comes less than a week after 19-year-old Montravious Hartman was killed in a Feb. 7 shooting in the 1000 block of Fourth Street.