PRATTVILLE, Ala. — The second of two suspects wanted in a triple slaying in central Alabama was arrested Monday along with two men who allegedly assisted him while he was on the run.
Unarmed and surrounded by police at an apartment complex in nearby Montgomery, Marty Morgan, 35, gave up without a struggle a week after three men were shot to death at a barber shop in Prattville, authorities said.
He will face charges in the gunshot slayings of three men killed during an apparent robbery gone bad, said Police Chief Mark Thompson.
Speaking at a news conference, Acting U.S. Marshal Tom Hession said Thomas Lipson and Donnell Ruffin also were arrested on charges of aiding Morgan.
“If you help these people we’re going to arrest you,” Hession said.
Court records weren’t yet available to show whether Morgan or the other men had defense lawyers who could speak for them.
Keon Dashon Cain, 19, of Prattville was arrested last week in the slayings and charged with three counts of murder.
Three men were shot to death July 3 at Hook-Up Barber and Style in what police called a robbery attempt. Authorities identified the dead as Al Benson, 50, of Elmore County; Eddie Dean Scott, 58, and Anthony Smith, 45, both of Autauga County.
A fourth person who was wounded is expected to recover, police said.
Morgan knew the men in the barber shop and went there with Cain intending a holdup, Thompson has said.