Crime

One killed, one injured in Phenix City lounge shooting

Authorities say a Richardson Lounge shooting left one man dead and another person injured early Monday morning.

Leon Harmon, 29, of Phenix City, was shot multiple times before he was pronounced dead at Midtown Medical Center at 2:34 a.m., said Russell County Corner Arthur Sumbry Jr.

Harmon's body was transported to the Alabama Department of Forensics Science in Montgomery, Ala., Sumbry said.

According to officials, the surviving 31-year-old victim was transported to = Midtown Medical Center with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. He has since been released, Phenix City Police Capt. Frank Ivey said.

Police were called to Richardson Lounge, 104 Seale Road, around 2 a.m. in reference to the shooting, Ivey said.

Officials have not identified any suspects tied to the incident, according to the captain.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call Ivey at 334-448-2836, Lt. Steve Nolin at 334-448-2835 or the Criminal Investigation Division at 334-448-2801.

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