Man dies after shooting at Mobile sports bar; victim identified

Mobile County

UPDATE (9/12/21 7:56 p.m.) — The Stadium Sports Bar has released a statement after a 22-year-old man was shot and killed in a nearby parking lot Saturday night.

The owners and staff at The Stadium Sports Bar and Grill are deeply saddened by the unfortunate passing of Mr. Foster on Saturday night. We would like to offer our sincerest condolences to his family and friends. On Saturday, September 11, 2021, Mr. Foster purchased food at The Stadium but left hours before the incident. Mr. Foster later returned to a nearby parking lot, but did not patronize or come inside the restaurant. The parking lot where this crime occurred is not owned, leased or maintained by The Stadium. We join the local police and community in condemning gun violence or domestic violence of any kind.

Eric Coleman 
Spokesperson, The Stadium Sports Bar and Grill

UPDATE (9/12/21 1:37 p.m.) — The 22-year-old victim has been identified as Kelon Foster.

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — News release from MPD:

On Saturday, September 11, 2021, at approximately 10:14 p.m., police officers responded to 3156 Airport Boulevard, Stadium Sports Bar, in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 22-year-old male victim shot multiple times in the parking lot. The victim was transported to the hospital, where he later died as a result of his injuries. This is an ongoing homicide investigation.

We will release updates as information becomes available. If anyone has information pertaining to the case, please contact the Mobile Police Department at 251-208-7211.

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