815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801


Rex Reynolds                         Wendell Johnson

       Chief of Police               Public Affairs Administrator

(256) 427-7001                       (256) 427-7043  


Special Operations             North Precinct              West Precinct        South Precinct
     (256) 427-7157             (256) 746-4111          (256) 427-5461     (256) 213-4503



Huntsville Man Shot to Death Tuesday Night


Huntsville, Alabama (July 13, 2005) Investigators with the Huntsville Police Departmentís Major Crimes Unit are working the Cityís 10th homicide for the year.  Police spokesman Wendell Johnson said the murder occurred shortly after 10:30 Tuesday night at 4300-G Knight Road.


Johnson said Huntsville Police arrived on the scene to discover the body of 47-year-old Samson Lee Foster. Foster was shot at his door. Johnson said if anyone has information concerning Fosterís murder, they should contact Major Crimes at 213-4510.