Murder trial of Montgomery officer moved to Dale County

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WDHN) – A Montgomery police officer accused of murder in the shooting death of Gregory Gunn in 2016 will receive a change of venue.

Retired Dale County Circuit Judge P.B. McLauchlin ruled Tuesday that Smith’s murder trial would be moved to the Dale County Courthouse in Ozark on November 18.

Smith claimed he acted in self defense and within police guidelines when he killed Gunn.

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