Murder Suspect Raymond Pruitt Captured In Alabama

April 30, 2016

Murder suspect Raymond Jerome Pruitt. was taken into custody Friday afternoon in Pike County, AL, near Troy, according to the Pike County Sheriff’s Office. He was captured after a high speed chase.

Pruitt has an active arrest warrant for the robbery of A&E Food Mart and homicide of of store owner Chung Lun Chiang also known as “Alan”.

Investigators say Pruitt robbed the A&E Food Mart on Pace Boulevard about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. During the robbery, he shot and killed Chiang, 53, as he worked behind the counter.

Pruitt’s crime spree began on April 5 in Montgomery when he stabbed his girlfriend and shot her with her own pistol as she tried to escape. Pruitt has since been identified as the prime suspect in five armed robberies occurring in Montgomery, Ozark, Troy, and Prattville, AL.

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19 Responses to “Murder Suspect Raymond Pruitt Captured In Alabama”

  1. Man of God on May 2nd, 2016 9:43 am

    He need to be token to the town square without delay and whipped until blood comes and then hanged, after that let the birds eat meat. Problem solved! we need to strong on crime and weak.

  2. Scott on May 2nd, 2016 8:12 am

    Fry fry fry. Alan was a nice man. Send so much electricity through Pruitt we have blackouts on the panhandle.

  3. Yoyo on May 1st, 2016 9:07 am

    I think he should be kept alive in a sell decorated with pics of the ppl he shot n killed

  4. john on May 1st, 2016 8:35 am

    Too much legalism in our justice system, poor sentencing guidelines, fighting on who holds the sword the jury or the judge, judge’s hands tied on some matters, liberals in tallahassee, and last but not least certain lawyers. We are now so weak (AND DOUBLE MINDED) We elect people that simply do not get anything done, BECAUSE the proper fix to a problem, will and often be found as offensive to us.

    We are now in a similar situation that the Roman Empire was at, less work, more relaxation and sporting events, decline of the family, and importation of all goods and services, BEFORE THEIR DEMISE.

    And as to the above murderer, not only did you kill a man and shed (innocent blood), you killed a family, but to your own fate and hurt you SEARED your conscience and therefore HELL is awaiting you. Now weather they fry you, or you die of old age in prison nothing will change your destiny, because without a conscience you can’t plead for the Lord’s forgiveness.

  5. Mike on April 30th, 2016 3:36 pm

    You can select The Chair Mr. Pruitt! Ride The Lightning & go out in a flashy manner! :)

  6. Citizen on April 30th, 2016 1:47 pm

    Death penalty, I believe there was an officer involved shooting but in that region are reluctant because of others harboring criminal and crying out against the police officers. I can not stand for that. Enough is enough.

  7. XD9RACER on April 30th, 2016 9:51 am

    Which crime will he get to stand trial first? If this one was the only one resulting in a death it seems it should be first and if he is found guilty and receives the most appropriate sentence which seems he will from the evidence then the other ones may never be prosecuted. If he receives the death penalty he should admit to all the others –what difference will it make. FRY HIM. GETERDONE.

  8. Bill on April 30th, 2016 7:27 am

    All i need is one chance one shot one time no fee for this service !

  9. Mondo on April 29th, 2016 10:16 pm

    I’m glad this pig was caught but he should have been killed on the spot. He evidently left a blood trail along with other crimes from Montgomery to Pensacola and finally took a man’s life for doing nothing other than making a living.

  10. mick on April 29th, 2016 6:45 pm

    Too bad a bullet didn’t find the coward during apprehension, that would have been justice served.

  11. Bob's Brother on April 29th, 2016 6:10 pm

    Man of God.. I’m with you on the “Swift Justice” thing. But, Sir… in this state, there seems to be none or very little of that. Our system seems to drag things out as many as 27 years after a conviction of 1st degree murder with a death sentence to execute the prisoner. It’s actually cheaper to jail the prisoner for life when legal bills the state pays to carry out an execution. It should be alot more like the system in Texas. They have swift justice.

  12. Dee on April 29th, 2016 4:39 pm

    We loved Mr Alan (A& E) in our community
    So glad they caught him!

  13. Leslie on April 29th, 2016 3:59 pm

    So glad he was captured.

  14. A Alex on April 29th, 2016 3:51 pm

    D man, can we only give him FLINT,MICHIGAN water to test.

  15. thanks LEOs on April 29th, 2016 3:03 pm

    Thanks to the LEOs that caught him.

    Having killed once he was likely to kill again until captured.

  16. Man of God on April 29th, 2016 2:53 pm

    Now that he’s catch, now lets have swift justice for this fool.

  17. dman on April 29th, 2016 2:43 pm

    Fantastic news!!! Now I just hope he doesn’t siphon away $30,000 annually while he sits on death row as his attorney drags out the case for 20-30 years. It should be bread and water only for this guy til he gets his day of judgment!

  18. Skipper on April 29th, 2016 2:29 pm

    Thank you for catching him so quickly! Wow! Great Job! Now on to the punishment that will never measure up to what a loss our community has suffered.

  19. Tired of the BS on April 29th, 2016 2:28 pm

    Death penalty….please.





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