UPDATE: Judge rules suspect to be held with no bond after 5-year-old shot in Mobile

Mobile County

UPDATE (3/2) — During a bond hearing Tuesday, a judge ruled 21-year-old Reginald Pryor will be held on no bond. He has another court appearance set for Monday, March 8.

UPDATE(10:14 AM 2/28/21) — 21-year-old Reginald Pryor has been charged with four counts of attempted murder in the shooting that seriously injured a 5-year-old child on Farnell Drive Saturday. Pryor has also been charged with two counts of firing into a building or vehicle.

These are not Pryor’s first run-ins with the law. He has been booked on at least two other occasions and charged with firing into a building or vehicle. Pryor has also been previously charged with 2nd-degree assault and reckless endangerment in prior booking records.

The last update from Mobile Police said the child victim was listed in critical condition.

Reginald Pryor

UPDATE (6:10 p.m. 2/27/21): Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Battiste says a 5-year-old-boy was shot after someone fired 14 rounds into the car he was in on Farnell Drive.

The boy’s father, sibling and another adult were also in the car but were not injured. 

The child’s condition is not known at this time. Battiste said he was getting ready to go into surgery Saturday evening.

Watch Chief Battiste’s full comments in the video below.

Mobile police are investigating and trying to locate the suspect. Call police if you have any information.


MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A shooting happened at about 5 p.m. Saturday on Farnell Drive, according to the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office Crime Map.

Mobile police have responded to the scene. Police Chief Lawrence Battiste was on the scene as well. Police placed multiple markers for shell casings. WKRG News 5 is working to get more information.

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