According to Meridian, Mississippi ABC affiliate WTOK a York, Alabama city councilman was shot and killed at his home Saturday night.

According to York police York city councilman Ecoles Cook was shot multiple times at his home Saturday night by an unknown assailant.

York city mayor Gena Robbins confirmed that cook died Saturday night after he was shot.

Who killed the city councilman and why he was killed is not know at this time. Read more here.