Police report the victim of Thursday night’s shooting in Eufaula, 20-year-old Darrian Scott of Eufaula, has died. Scott was pronounced dead at Southeast Alabama Medical Center at 6:49 a.m. Friday morning. The shooting has been upgraded to capital murder.
Investigators are continuing to collect evidence with the aid of the Department of Homeland Security’s Mobile Crime Unit from Houston County. Several law enforcement agencies are aggressively looking for the suspect.
Capt. Steve Watkins of the EPD reports the victim recieved a single gunshot wound to the head. The incident occurred in the vicinity of State Docks Road around 10:45 p.m. Thursday. Police say the victim and suspect were mutual acquaintances but the exact motive behind the shooting is still unknown.