MPD Investigating Sept. 10 Death as Homicide

MONTGOMERY — A death investigation launched by the Montgomery Police Department Sept. 10 has transitioned into a homicide investigation after MPD determined the shooting death of Rodricas Hampton, 38, to be a criminal homicide.
MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 3100 block of Atlanta Highway at about 3 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, after receiving a report of a subject shot. Upon arrival they located the victim, Hampton, who had sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound and was transported to a local hospital. Hampton was pronounced dead more than four weeks later, on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Baptist Medical Center South, where he had been receiving treatment since the shooting.
MPD initiated a death investigation that, along with forensics evaluation, determined Hampton’s death to be a homicide as the result of a fatal gunshot wound. MPD is continuing to investigate to determine the circumstances of this fatal shooting. No additional information is available for release in connection to this continuing investigation.
Police ask individuals with knowledge of this homicide to call CrimeStoppers at 215- STOP, Secret Witness at 625-4000 or MPD at 625-2831.

Captain R.L. Duckett # 1173

Public Information Officer

Montgomery Police Department

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