Police Release Names of Victims, Suspect In Auburn Shooting


Suspect: Desmonte Leonard

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The Auburn Police Department has released the names of the victims and suspect in a shooting at an apartment complex in Auburn.

Edward Christian was pronounced dead at the scene. He was 20 years old and an Auburn football player, but out on injuries.

Ladarious Phillips died at East Alabama Medical Center shortly after the shooting. He was 20 years old and an Auburn University student. He was a former Auburn football player.

Demario Pitts was 20 years old and was also killed in the shooting.

Xavier Moss was treated and released from East Alabama Medical Center.

John Robertson was taken to UAB Medical Center and is in critical condition. 

Eric Mack is also an Auburn football player. He is being treated at East Alabama Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say the suspect is Desmonte Leonard. He is 22 years old and may be in the Montgomery area.

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