MONTGOMERY —The Montgomery Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation following the Sunday evening shooting death of Barbara Harwood, 64, of Montgomery.

MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 6700 block of Greenbrook Drive on Sunday,
Mar. 8, at about 6:20 p.m. in reference to shots fired. At the scene, contact was made with the armed suspect, Charles Harwood, 65, that resulted in a fatal encounter. Following this encounter, MPD located Barbara Harwood inside the residence who had sustained a fatal gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The initial investigation indicates that Charles fatally shot his wife, Barbara before exiting the residence where he then made contact with MPD. The State Bureau of Investigation was requested to investigate the officer involved fatal shooting of Charles Harwood. No officers were injured and no additional information is available for release in connection to this continuing investigation.

Captain R.L. Duckett # 1173

Public Information Officer

Montgomery Police Department

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