Former Atmore resident found dead

Published 9:58 am Thursday, October 20, 2011

Police in Philadelphia, Pa. responded to a shooting early Tuesday morning where they found a single victim on a sidewalk in the 200 block of East Abanus Street in the Pennsylvania city.

Officers were responding the call of a shooting at 12:04 a.m. when they found LaJuan Morrison, 29, formerly of Atmore, on the sidewalk with a bullet wound to the head.

Morrison was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:13 a.m.

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The shooting of Morrison was the fourth person to die of a shooting within one hour in Philadelphia, Pa. on Tuesday. All of the shootings were separate incidents and police have no motive at this time.