UPDATE: Victims identified in shooting off Dauphin Island Parkway near I-10

Mobile County

UPDATE (09/02/2020 11:41 AM) — Mobile Police released the name of the deceased victim as 35-year-old Quintez Pryear, pronounced dead at the scene due to a gunshot wound.

The other victim was a 16-year-old boy, injured while traveling in the car with his grandmother during the drive-by shooting.

Here’s the full MPD release:

On Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at approximately 8 p.m., police responded to Dauphin Island Parkway and Englewood Street in reference to a drive-by shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim down inside a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound.   

The male victim was identified as 35-year-old Quintez Pryear.  Pryear was pronounced deceased at the scene.  

Police also located a 16-year-old juvenile victim at the 1400 block of Brooke Avenue. The complainant, grandmother of the juvenile victim, stated that she picked up her grandson from work and they were traveling eastbound on McVay Drive toward Englewood Street when her grandson said he had been shot.  The bullet came through the rear passenger side door and struck the juvenile victim. 

The grandmother continued to drive home, 1400 block of Brooke Avenue, where she called 911. Mobile Fire-Rescue responded and transported the juvenile victim to the hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.  

This is an active homicide investigation.  

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — UPDATE (9/1/20 10:27 p.m.): Mobile Police have confirmed that one man is dead and another man is injured in two shootings off Dauphin Island Parkway near I-10.

One shooting happened off Brooke Avenue, and another happened at Dauphin Island Parkway and McVay Drive. The man who was shot was transported to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Original story

According to the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office Crime Map, a shooting happened on Brooke Avenue, just off Dauphin Island Parkway near I-10.

Mobile Police responded at 8:07 p.m. Mobile Fire-Rescue says a person was transported to the hospital with for a gunshot wound.

There was also a heavy police presence at McVay and Dauphin Island Parkway.

News 5 is working to get more details.


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