Murder Investigation Underway

Murder Investigation Underway; Shortly after 11pm Sunday night,  Florence Police responded to a report of “Shots Fired” in the area of Marion Ave and Chisholm Rd. Upon arrival, officers located a black male deceased inside a vehicle. The victim has been identified as Eric Monte Watkins, 32, of Muscle Shoals. No further information is available at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact Inv. Drew Harless at 256-760-6610 or text a tip using keyword “FPDTIP” plus your message and send to “CRIMES” (274637).

Eric Watkins, murder victim.

Eric Watkins, murder victim.