UPDATE (8:20 a.m): Fairhope Police say they have arrested Alan Kegelman, 27, following last night’s shooting.
Kegelman is charged with assault 1st, according to a news release.
The victim was transported by a helicopter to a local hospital for treatment is expected to be released later Thursday.
UPDATE (7:42 p.m.): Fairhope Police say a man was shot on Wilson Lane, but the extent of his injuries are unknown as of Wednesday night. Lt. Shane Nolte tells us they can’t comment on a suspect at this time, but they hope to release additional information Thursday.
“It was one of those nights where you have a shift out but you also have court going on. School was out so we have SRO’s. We did have a big response that was pretty close pretty quick,” said Nolte.
It’s still unclear if a suspect has been arrested. We will continue to update this story as new information is made available.
UPDATE (5:28 p.m.): Fairhope Police confirmed officers responded to a reported shooting on Wilson Lane shortly after 5 on Wednesday afternoon. One person was “transported for medical attention,” according to a news release.
Police said this is still under investigation and that they would release more information as it becomes available. WKRG News 5 will continue to follow these updates here.
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WKRG) — Fairhope Police responded to a report of a shooting near Wilson Lane on Wednesday evening, according to a department Facebook post.
Police are calling this a “reported shooting.” The call came in about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
A medical helicopter was dispatched to the area.
Police were blocking Cedar Lane on Wednesday afternoon, allowing people to leave but not enter the road. Wilson Lane was also blocked off.
This is a developing story. WKRG News 5 will update this post as more information becomes available.