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Arrest Made In Autaugaville Shooting



Prattville, AL




On Saturday, March 12, 2022 at approximately 9:00 PM a 2008 Cadillac SX4 SUV approached the intersection of N. Pickett Street and Tyus Street in Autaugaville Alabama. Shots were fired from the SUV at a crowd of pedestrians who were having a social gathering at that location. Several of the pedestrians returned fire and when the shooting stopped at least four people had received gunshot wounds, three of which were non-life threatening, those three were treated and released from Baptist Hospital. The fourth persons injuries were life threatening. That victim was life-flighted to Baptist Hospital and then transferred to UAB Birmingham where he later died from his wounds. The deceased was identified as 22 year old Cameron J Motley of Autaugaville Alabama.

The Autauga County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene and launched an investigation into this Offense.

As a result of evidence gathered in this investigation 27 year old Jermichael Nixon of Autaugaville was arrested and charged with Murder, Assault Second Degree, and Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Dwelling. Nixon is being held in the Autauga Metro Jail on a bond of $590,000.00 for those charges.

Sheriff Sedinger stated "I commend the hard work of all my Investigators who have worked non-stop on this case since the 12th and were able to make this arrest."  This case is still under investigation.


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Jermichael Nixon

27 Year Old

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