Victim in Monroe Shooting Dies

Monroe Police Department confirm that the victim of a shooting on Saturday night died as a result of his injuries.

Victim in overnight shooting in Monroe dies.
Victim in overnight shooting in Monroe dies.
An overnight shooting in Monroe resulted in the death of a Monroe man.

According to Monroe Police Department Asst. Chief R.V. Watts, Ray Murphy was shot in Monroe on Saturday night in an incident that took place on Reed Street in Monroe. He was transported to Walton Regional Medical Center but passed away as a result of his injuries.

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Brittany Clemons Myers August 11, 2013 at 02:19 PM
Is this Ray Murphy ( Brian) instead of Jay?
Sharon Swanepoel August 11, 2013 at 02:26 PM
Sorry, yes it is Ray. Is Brian another name that he goes by?
Bobby Jones August 11, 2013 at 05:16 PM
R.I.P Ray
Bobby Jones August 11, 2013 at 05:16 PM
met him a few years ago and just heard about this a few hours ago .....
Rogers Lackey August 11, 2013 at 09:15 PM
I would like to know the details about this shooting my grandkids live close to that street.
Brittany Clemons Myers August 11, 2013 at 09:34 PM
Yes, He went by Brian also.
Jennifer David Rowe August 12, 2013 at 09:24 AM
RIP Ray, this is such a sad situation and nobody deserves this.
Jennifer Triplett August 12, 2013 at 12:30 PM
Prays goes out to his family Rayray you be miss by so many r.i.p rayray
brianna hayes-murphy August 13, 2013 at 08:43 PM
His cousin Terry will miss him so much <3 me and him hope they catch who done this. Rip <3 Ray
Sharon Swanepoel August 13, 2013 at 08:45 PM
Does anyone know which funeral home is taking care of Ray's funeral arrangements? If so, please let me know so I can be sure to post his obituary.
Linda Harrison August 14, 2013 at 01:03 AM
hi Sharon, i wud love to know the funeral arrangements too. i even asked ppl on fb and nobody has responded so as soon as someone does ill hollar at ya..... R.I.P. RENEE KELLY & RAY MURPHY.... TAKE CARE OF MY BABYGIRL UP THERE & AND TELL HER MAMA LOVES HER....
Sharon Swanepoel August 14, 2013 at 07:45 AM
I have been looking out for it Linda. It is possible there is a delay because it is a murder investigation, but I will let everybody know when I find out anything. Sorry for you loss too. I can't imagine losing a child.
Linda Harrison August 14, 2013 at 01:35 PM
yeah im still grieving myself.. its really put a hold on me and my life... her husband killed her as well. he overdosed her with pain killers... last april 22nd....
Sarah Everett August 15, 2013 at 11:57 AM
As of right now it's JC Harwell & Son Funeral Home in Covington. The memorial service will be either Thursday from 7-9 pm or Friday from 7-9 pm not definite which day yet.
Sharon Swanepoel August 15, 2013 at 12:10 PM
Thank you so much Sarah - today or next week?


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