Fatal shooting near Mobile Mardi Gras parade route will go to Grand Jury

Mobile County

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) UPDATE (6/7/2020 7:13 p.m.) — The Mobile County District Attorney’s Office said a grand jury will hear the case of Anthony Orr. He is charged with murder, attempted murder and shooting into an occupied vehicle. Authorities say Orr shot his ex-wife and murdered her boyfriend. The fatal shooting of Eldred Hall happened during Mardi Gras earlier this year.

ORIGINAL STORY (2/26/2020)– A judge on Wednesday denied bond for the man charged in Monday night’s homicide at North Warren Street and Saint Anthony Street near a parade route.

Anthony Orr is accused of shooting into a car, hitting his ex-wife and her boyfriend. The boyfriend died from his injuries. The boyfriend has been identified as Eldred Hall, 51. The ex-wife is listed in stable condition.

A third person was also in the car but not injured.

Investigators said Orr tried to confront his ex-wife earlier in the day while she was on a Mardi Gras float.

Orr is charged with murder, two counts of attempted murder, and shooting into an occupied vehicle. He’s due back in court March 2 for arraignment.


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