Thursday, June 30 2022

Two men killed on New Year’s Day, marking the first homicides of 2022, have been identified.

Christopher Sankey, 34, and Daniel Jackson, 31, were fatally injured in separate shootings over the holidays. Their deaths occurred during a total of six shootings over the weekend, according to police.

The gunfire started shortly after midnight and the first person was injured around 12:30 a.m.

Montgomery Police Capt. Saba Coleman said officers were called to the 3300 block of Narrow Lane Road in reference to a woman with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

The next call came around 2am when a man was shot and injured in the 1600 block of E. Shirley Lane. Thirty minutes later, police responded to the 4900 block of Plaza Drive and found another man with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound, Coleman said.

At 5 a.m., officers and medics were attending to another gunshot victim, a man in the 1400 block of Pheasant Drive.

Sankey was the first killed on Saturday.

Police responded to Mobile Road near Beecher Street at 3:11 p.m. and found Sankey dead from a gunshot wound.

CrimeStoppers released footage of a man and woman wanted for questioning in connection with the shooting. In the images, the man is carrying a gun.

Hours later, Jackson was shot dead in the 3800 block of South Court Street around 10 p.m. Saturday.

No arrests have been made in connection with the homicide investigations. Anyone with information regarding the death of either man or the identification of those sought during questioning in connection with Sankey’s death is encouraged to contact CrimeStoppers at 215-STOP, Secret Witness at 625-4000 or MPD at 625-2831.

Contact Montgomery Advertiser reporter Kirsten Fiscus at 334-318-1798 or [email protected] Follow her on Twitter @KDFiscus



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