MONTGOMERY —The Montgomery Police Department has arrested a suspect in the shooting death of Courtney Jones, 17, of Montgomery that occurred on July 21, 2019.

MPD charged Jaluntae Fleming, 17, of Montgomery with Capital Murder. Fleming was taken into custody on Jan. 27, 2020, charged, and placed in the Montgomery County Detention Facility where he will be held with no bond.

About 11:35 p.m. Sunday, July 21, 2019, MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 400 block of Hall Street in reference to a subject shot. There, they located a juvenile female, Jones, who had sustained a fatal gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at scene.

MPD’s investigation indicates that the suspect fired into the residence fatally striking Jones. Further investigation identified Fleming as the suspect. The 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.

Captain R.L. Duckett # 1173

Public Information Officer

Montgomery Police Department

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