UPDATE: Elba murder victim identified



The Elba Police Department has identified Thursday’s shooting victim as Donta Jaqun Rogers (26).

According to a press release, authorities were notified that a victim was suffering from possible gunshot wounds early Thursday morning.

Rogers was transported by Haynes Ambulance Service to Medical Center Enterprise and later transferred to Baptist South Hospital in Montgomery.

Rogers later died from his injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Elba Police Department at (334) 897-2555 or their local law enforcement agency.


ELBA, Ala. (WDHN) — A murder investigation is underway in Elba.

According to Elba police, the shooting happened at a house on the corner of Putnam and Cordelia Streets. The victim was taken to Enterprise Medical Center and died at Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery.

Shotgun shells were found at the scene, with the wounds being consistent with those shells.

Police say more information is expected to be released around Friday.

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