HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
815 Wheeler Ave.
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Henry Reyes Wendell Johnson
Chief of Police Public Affairs Administrator
West Precinct South Precinct
(256) 427-7157 (256) 746-4111 (256) 427-5461 (256) 213-4503
Police Release Name of Murder Victim
Huntsville, Alabama (November 26, 2007) The Huntsville Police Departmentís Major Crimes Unit is investigating the Cityís 14th homicide for the year. Spokesman Wendell Johnson said at 7:15 p.m. Saturday night, 32-year-old Margarito Lopez was killed in his Newson Road apartment during an apparent robbery. Witnesses at the scene reported Lopez was shot while attempting to prevent robbers from stealing his property. Two other individuals involved in the incident were transported to the hospital with injuries. No arrests have been made as of Monday morning and the case remains under investigation.