Man Charged with Murder After Shooting Victim Dies

Man Charged with Murder After Shooting Victim Dies

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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.
 
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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.
 
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