MPD makes arrest in city's 24th homicide | Crime
The Montgomery Police Department has made an arrest in the Oct. 10, 2012 shooting death of 59-year-old John Scroggins.
MPD detectives charged Jaquincy Croskey, 19, of Montgomery with one count of capitol murder, one count of attempted murder and one count of 1st degree robbery.
Croskey was taken into custody Friday Nov. 2, 2012. Following his arrest, he was transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility, where he is being held without bond.
On Wednesday, October 10, at about 10:00 p.m. Montgomery Police and Fire Medics responded to the 1600 block of Crouson Street on a report of two subjects shot. The two victims, Scroggins, 59, and a 43-year-old male were located in the area and transported to Jackson Hospital.
Scroggins had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was later pronounced dead. The 43-year-old male was treated for non-life threatening injuries.
MPD’s initial investigation indicated the shooting stemmed from a possible robbery attempt. Upon further investigation, MPD developed information that identified Croskey in connection with the shooting.
Scroggin’s death is Montgomery’s 24th homicide of the year. No additional information is available for release relative to this ongoing investigation.
Source: Montgomery Police Department