UPDATE TUESDAY 9:30 AM: One of the two men shot at a Mobile apartment complex Monday afternoon has died. Mobile Police identified the dead victim as 23-year-old Ryan Campbell. It happened about 1 o’clock Monday afternoon at Park West Apartments on Hillcrest Road. The second victim has been released from the hospital.
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — UPDATE (5:29 p.m. 10/19/20): Mobile police have released more details about a shooting that happened at Park West Apartments Monday.
On Monday, Oct. 19, at about 1:03 p.m., police responded to 1701 Hillcrest Road, Park West Apartments, in reference to one shot. When officers arrived, they found discovered two men suffering from gunshot wounds. The men said they were shot by multiple men who fled the scene before police arrived.
WKRG News 5 spoke with a neighbor who heard about four or five shots ring out Monday afternoon. Kevin Johnston said, “It was around one o’clock and me and my girlfriend, we heard a gunshot.”
The couple were not initially sure what they heard, but then their dog barked at the window. Johnston said, “He’s very, very aware of his surroundings and he’s very protective, and he’s the one who kind of recognized what was going on and he kind of alerted us.”
Police focused their investigation around a white sedan in the parking lot. Johnston said, “I’ve never seen that car before and there’s always a car that’s parked right in that same spot, but I’ve never seen that car here before.”
While he may not have seen the shooting, Johnston said he heard arguing outside at that time. “We heard it before. We heard it after and we heard, we heard it going on a few minutes after too,” said Johnston.
Police have not released the names of the victims, or of any possible suspects.
The Mobile Police Department is investigating a shooting at an apartment complex off Hillcrest Road Monday afternoon.
According to Mobile Fire-Rescue, two male victims were shot and taken to the hospital.
Mobile Police were called around 1:03 p.m. to 1701 Hillcrest Road, according to the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office Crime Map.
This is a developing story.
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