UPDATE: Mobile Police announce arrest in connection to Mobile parking lot murder

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - UPDATE: Mobile Police announced Friday, January 12 that they have made an arrest in the Mobile parking lot murder at the Dauphin Square Shopping Center.

Police arrested 28-year-old Gregory O'Neal Hackett in connection with the murder case of 89-year-old John Higby. 

Hackett is charged with two counts of capital murder, according to police. 




MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Mobile Police on Friday released surveillance video of two people who they say are 'persons of interest' in the shooting death of 89-year-old John Higby.

Higby was shot and killed Wednesday while sitting in a car in a parking lot off Dauphin Street.

Witnesses told News 5 a younger man tried to rob Higby before shooting him and running away from the scene.

The surveillance released by police appears to be from an apartment complex behind the Dauphin Square Shopping Center where the shooting took place.



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