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HPD investigates fatal shooting on Melody Rd.

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The shooting happened before 10 p.m. Sunday night on the 3800 block of Melody Rd. The shooting happened before 10 p.m. Sunday night on the 3800 block of Melody Rd.
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HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Huntsville Police are investigating a fatal shooting that has been classified as a death investigation.

It happened Sunday around 9:35 p.m. on the 3800 block of Melody Road in the Edmonton Heights neighborhood.

Officers found a man lying in the street with a gunshot wound to his chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police identified the victim as 20-year-old Lawrence Alan Williams, Jr.

Witnesses told police they saw a dark colored Lexus with two people inside leaving the scene.

Investigators believe the shooting stemmed from an altercation on Hollow Road. A gun was recovered at the scene.

No suspects have been identified yet. This case is pending further investigation.

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