Ala. man sought by police in fatal shooting


PIKE ROAD, Ala. (AP) — Montgomery County sheriff's officials say they're searching for a 24-year-old man in connection with a fatal shooting. ( reports Jason Curtis Ferguson is suspected of shooting 19-year-old James Thomas McCollum during a botched burglary Monday morning.

Officials say Ferguson ran from police Monday and ditched his car in the woods.

Ferguson became the subject of a search that involved officers chasing him on foot, dogs tracking his scent and a police helicopter.

State Troopers and the Alabama Bureau of Investigation are helping sheriff's officials with the investigation.

Pike Road is about 15 miles southeast of Montgomery.

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