PRICHARD, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office said a deputy shot and killed a suspect in Prichard Tuesday afternoon. The suspect, a wanted fugitive, was featured Monday on WKRG News 5’s Fugitive of the Week.

The MCSO said Kenneth Lee Sikes was in a trailer on Eastland Road in Prichard. Deputies spent two hours asking Sikes to leave the trailer.

After deputies deployed gas, Sikes fled the trailer. He turned toward deputies, wielding a large knife, and charged. That’s when deputies shot Sikes.

This is a developing story. WKRG News 5 will continue to update this story as more details become available.

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