MPD Makes Arrest in April Homicide Investigation

MONTGOMERY — The Montgomery Police Department has arrested Shariko Smith, 19, of Montgomery for Capital Murder following the April 30, 2019 shooting death of Marcus Martin, 30, of Montgomery.

On Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at about 9:50 a.m., MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 1200 block of Woodbridge Drive after receiving a report of a subject shot. At the scene, they located the victim, Martin, who had sustained a fatal gunshot wound and was pronounced dead on scene.

MPD’s initial investigation indicates Martin was the victim of a robbery perpetrated by Smith and during the commission of the robbery, he was shot to death. Smith was taken into custody on Aug. 29, 2019 by the U.S. Marshal Task Force, charged with Capital Murder, and transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility where he is being held without bond. This investigation is continuing and there is no further information available for release at this time.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Sgt. Jarrett Williams

Montgomery Police Department

334-625-3775 (Desk)

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