Birth: July 19, 1979
Death: February 7, 2019
Rocky Beasley of Enterprise passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019. He was 39.
A memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at Sorrells Funeral Home in Enterprise with Reverend John McCrummen officiating.
Rocky was born July 19, 1979 in Elba, AL. He is preceded in death by his mother, Teresa Curving.
Survivors include his father, Richard Beasley of Enterprise, AL; brothers: Matthew Beasley (Jendi) of Mobile, AL, Jeff Johnson and Steven Johnson both of Enterprise AL and sister, April Johnson of Enterprise, AL.
Sorrells Funeral Home and Crematory of Enterprise, (334) 347-9598, is in charge of arrangements.
News Department - Feb 8, 2019 Updated Feb 8, 2019
One dead in possible self-defense incident
The Enterprise Police Department initiated a death investigation in the 100 Block of County Road 270 on Feb. 7 at 9:40 p.m., according to an EPD press release.
Responding officers discovered Rocky Beasley, 39, of Enterprise with a gunshot wound to the chest at the residence, and the suspect was still at the scene when officers arrived, according to the release.
According to the EPD, the preliminary investigation revealed that the incident may have been a case of self-defense so the suspect was released without charges after consultation with the Coffee County District Attorney’s Office.
This is still an active investigation and no additional information will be released, according to EPD.
The EPD’s Criminal Investigations Divisions is conducting the investigation and asks that anyone with additional information to contact the EPD at (334) 347-2222 or leave a tip at www.enterprisepd.com.
Source: View SoutheastSun.com Article
Michele Forehand - Feb 8, 2019 Updated Feb 18, 2019
Enterprise Police investigate shooting, victim has been identified
Enterprise police are investigating the Feb. 7 shooting death of Rocky Beasley, 39, of Enterprise.
Officers arrived on the scene in the 100 block of County Road 270 at about 9:40 p.m. and discovered Beasley with a gunshot wound to the chest area. A suspect was still at the scene when law enforcement arrived, said Enterprise Police Lt. Billy Haglund.
Haglund said the preliminary investigation shows the shooting may be case of self-defense. The suspect has been released without charges.
According to Haglund the investigation is ongoing by the Enterprise Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division, and no additional information is available at this time.
Beasley was arrested and charged with three felony counts of attempted murder in February 2012.
Court documents show in October 2012 a Coffee County jury convicted Beasley of a lesser charge of reckless endangerment.
Prosecutors said he allegedly fired a gun at several police, striking two of their vehicles.
Anyone with any information regarding the death of Beasley is asked to call the Enterprise Police Department at, 334-347-2222.
Source: View DothanEagle.com Article
Staff Reports - Feb 8, 2019 Updated Jul 15, 2020
Possible self-defense incident leaves one dead
According to the Enterprise Police Department, a death investigation was initiated at the 100 Block of County Road 270 on Thursday, Feb. 7, at 9:40 p.m.
Responding officers discovered Rocky Beasley, 39, of Enterprise, with a gunshot wound to the chest at the residence. The suspect was still at the scene when police arrived.
The preliminary investigation, according to the EPD, revealed this may be a case of self-defense and the suspect was released without charges after consultation with the Coffee County District Attorney’s Office.
This is an active investigation and no additional information will be released.
The Enterprise Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division (CID) is conducting this investigation and asks that anyone with additional information to contact the Enterprise Police Department at (334) 347-2222, or leave a tip at www.enterprisepd.com.
Source: View DothanEagle.com Article