Charges in Auburn Shooting

(AP Photo/The Birmingham News/Frank Couch)

Auburn police investigate a shooting at the University Heights apartment complex on West Longleaf Drive in Auburn, Ala., Sunday, June 10, 2012. Auburn police issued no official statement, but confirmed there was a shooting with multiple victims at the apartment complex late Saturday evening. (AP Photo/The Birmingham News/Frank Couch)

Alabama authorities say two men are now charged with hindering the search for a man suspected of killing three people and wounding three more during a party near Auburn University.

Auburn police say 18-year-old Jeremy Thomas of Montgomery is charged with hindering prosecution after allegedly fleeing the scene of the shooting with the prime suspect, 22-year-old Desmonte Leonard.

Police are still looking for a third person who was with them.

Meanwhile, Montgomery police say 41-year-old Gabriel Thomas is also charged with hindering prosecution.

They say Thomas had contact with Leonard and then gave police false information about his whereabouts.

Authorities said Leonard was charged with three counts of capital murder in shooting that occurred Saturday night during a pool part at University Heights apartments in Auburn.


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