Man Charged with Murder After Shooting Victim Dies

Man Charged with Murder After Shooting Victim Dies

Posted: Updated:

UPDATE: 10:15am, June 5, 2014

The charge against Michael Russell has been upgraded to murder, according to a tweet by the Mobile District Attorney's office.

The victim in the shooting, Kenneth Bell, has died after earlier reports indicated he was in stable condition at a local hospital for a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Russell is being held in jail without bond, the tweet said.
 
-- 
 
Mobile Police have arrested a man for attempted murder after a shooting early Tuesday morning.
 
Michael Russell, 44, was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon for the alleged shooting of a man on Murray Hill Drive. Police say Russell was in a verbal dispute with the man at Murray Hill Court Apartments when he shot the victim in the abdomen.
 
The victim is in stable condition at a local hospital, police added.
 
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Gulf Shores Chief Calls Out Missouri Captain

    Gulf Shores Chief Calls Out Missouri Captain

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-08-19 21:40:59 GMT
    The Gulf Shores Police Chief doesn't hold much back in an open letter written to Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson. Chief Ed Delmore wrote the letter Sunday on the website LawOfficer.com. His message to the captain, "you blew it."
        The Gulf Shores Police Chief doesn't hold much back in an open letter written to Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson. Chief Ed Delmore wrote the letter Sunday on the website LawOfficer.com. His message to the captain, "you blew it."
  • MUST-SEE: Monster Gator is a Jaw-Dropper

    MUST-SEE: Monster Gator is a Jaw-Dropper

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-08-18 23:02:31 GMT
    A massive 15-foot gator caught in Wilcox County is leaving sightseers in complete awe!
    A massive 15-foot gator caught in Wilcox County is leaving sightseers in complete awe!
  • MPD Looking for Debit Card Thieves

    MPD Looking for Debit Card Thieves

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-08-19 16:57:02 GMT
    Mobile Police are looking for information regarding the identification and/or location of the two male subjects in these photos.
    Mobile Police are looking for information regarding the identification and/or location of the two male subjects in these photos.
Powered by WorldNow

555 Broadcast Dr,
Mobile AL 36606

Telephone: 251.479.5555
Fax: 251.473.8130
Email: news5@wkrg.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.