Mark Anthony Stephens Jr.


Decatur police on Sunday issued a capital murder warrant after the shooting death of a Huntsville man and are searching for the suspect.

Officers responded at 8:26 Sunday morning to Executive House Apartments on Sandlin Road Southwest in Decatur and found Viet Truong, 44, dead of an apparent gunshot wound.

Police are searching for Mark Anthony Stephens Jr., 19, on a capital murder warrant.

Police are seeking help from the public, but warned that Stephens should not be approached as he may be armed and dangerous. 

Anyone with information should contact Detective Joshua Daniell at 256-341-4644 or jdaniell@decatur-al-gov.

Get Unlimited Access
$3 for 3 Months
Subscribe Now

After the initial selected subscription period your subscription rate will auto renew at $8.00 per month.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.