Identities of Those Involved in Anniston Shooting Released

Friday, November 3, 2017


Police identify the man and woman killed in yesterday's shooting in Anniston. Anniston police, responding to a call of an unconscious woman lying in the road on High Street, found Candice Weeks dead of a gunshot wound late yesterday afternoon. 


Anniston Police Chief Shane Denham says around 4:15pm a man entered the scene and shot an Anniston police investigator at point-blank range. Five officers returned fire, killing Jamee Almarez. Almarez was the 27-year old nephew of the first victim. 


The injured officer was taken to Northeast Regional Medical Center and was later released. Officials say he is home recovering from his injuries. The State Bureau of Investigations will be assisting the Anniston Police Department with the investigation. 


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