Teen killed Friday night in Phenix City deadly shooting

Phenix City Police are looking for the person who shot Quoyai Shorter Friday night on 8th St.
Phenix City Police are looking for the person who shot Quoyai Shorter Friday night on 8th St.

PHENIX CITY, Ala. — Phenix City Police are looking for the person responsible for shooting and killing a teenager Friday night. Police tell News 3 officers found Quoyai Shorter shot in the chest on 8th St. at 11:45 p.m. Friday night.

Shorter, 19, was pronounced dead on the scene around 3 a.m., according to Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry. Family and friends say Shorter was getting ready to enter his second year of college.

Phenix City Police tell News 3 they are following multiple leads, which could lead to an arrest in this case. Police ask anyone with information in this homicide to call them at 334-298-0611.

Shorter’s body will be sent to Montgomery for an autopsy Monday morning.

This is a developing story. Stay with WRBL News 3 for updates.

 

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