Man Shot, Killed On Ortega Circle In Huntsville

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A man was shot in the chest inside a home in Huntsville.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — A man was fatally shot in the chest around 1:00 a.m. It happened inside a home in the 5000 block of Ortega Circle.

The victim has been identified as Jeffrey Lamar Pope, 25. 

No one is in custody for this crime.

Multiple sources tell WHNT News 19 this murder is connected to the deaths in Lincoln County.  However, police have not confirmed that.

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