UPDATE: A News Release was sent by the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office:
On 9/9/2022 around 9:30 P.M., Baldwin County Deputies and Fairhope Police responded to the end of County Road 1, in Fairhope, for a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located two people shot. One subject, who had been shot in the head, was transported by Life Flight to a hospital in Mobile. The other person was pronounced deceased on the scene.
Based on the investigation so far it appears there was an altercation going on between a male and a female. A person who was at the boat ramp attempted to intervene in the altercation. The male, who was later identified as Gregory Johnson (50) Fairhope, AL., produced a handgun and shot the person in the head. The person shot was able to obtain his own firearm and fire back at Mr. Johnson. Mr. Johnson was struck multiple times and died at the scene.
The other person who was shot is in stable condition at a Mobile hospital.
The Baldwin County District Attorney’s Office and the Baldwin County Coroner’s Office are assisting in the investigation.
The female that was involved in the original altercation has yet to be identified. If anyone has any information on this case, please contact the Sheriff’s Office:
ORIGINAL STORY: BALDWIN COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office said they detained a person involved in a shooting in the area of Pelican Point at the end of County Road 1, according to a Twitter post from the BCSO.
According to the tweet, two people were shot and one person was detained. Deputies said there is “no safety threat at this time.”
This is a developing story. WKRG News 5 is working to gather more information. We will update this story as more information becomes available.