Crime

Tuskegee man charged in shooting of two in Auburn

Marcus Williams\
Marcus Williams\ Auburn Police Division

A Tuskegee, Ala., man has been charged with attempted murder in the Sunday shooting of two people in the 800 block of North Gay Street in Auburn, police said.

Marcus Joquin Williams, 18, was taken into custody in Tuskegee on Friday by the Auburn Police Division with assistance from the Tallassee Police Department, Macon County Sheriff’s Office, Kilby Correctional Facility K9 Unit, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force. Moss was transported to the Lee County Jail, where bond was set at $75,000.

Williams is the second suspect charged in connection with the shooting. Jerrod Moss, 21, of Auburn was arrested on Tuesday and charged him with attempted murder, police said.

Williams is accused in the shooting on North Gay Street, where shots were fired into one apartment with several people inside and two other apartments were damaged. A 21-year-old woman was taken to East Alabama Medical Center where she was treated for a gunshot wound and released.

A 23-year-old man was flown to Midtown Medical Center in Columbus for surgery on multiple gunshots. He was in critical condition.

Williams was developed as a suspect in the shooting and a warrant was issued for his arrest. The shooting remains under investigation but no other arrests are anticipated.

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