Police: Man drops gun during family fight in Orange Beach, discharges round while retrieving it

Baldwin County

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) — Minor injuries were reported after a man discharged a gun during a fight between two families in Orange Beach.

Orange Beach Police say at about 11:30 a.m. on July 30, two families became involved in a dispute that resulted in a fight in the 24000 block of Perdido Beach Boulevard. During the fight, a man dropped a gun then discharged a round as he recovered it while he was leaving the scene.

The man was contacted in Gulf Shores and interviewed regarding the incident. An investigation is pending.


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