MPD: One woman is dead after Farnell Drive shooting

Mobile County

UPDATE (4:48 PM) — MFRD say that both victims are being treated at a local hospital.

UPDATE (4:00 PM) — The shooting initially took place on Farnell Drive and ended on Satchel Paige Drive, according to authorities.

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — MFRD report that two people, one woman and one man, were shot on Satchel Paige Drive near McGowin Park Saturday.

According to MFRD, one woman has life-threatening injuries, while the man’s injury is non-life-threatening.

UPDATE (6:58 pm) –
Mobile Police release new information about the shooting on Farnell Drive. The woman who was suffering form life-threatening injuries has died. The suspect in this case is still unknown and no arrests have been made.

The full press release from Mobile Police can be read below:

Shooting and Homicide Investigation  2600 block of Farnell Drive

MOBILE, Ala. – On Saturday, May 30, 2020 at approximately 1:55 p.m., police responded to the Home 2 Suites located at 1485 Satchel Paige Drive in reference to the report of two shot. Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult male and female at the location suffering from gunshot wounds. Further investigation revealed the shooting occurred in the 2600 block of Farnell Drive and that the victims attempted drive themselves to the hospital before stopping at the Home 2 Suites seeking help.
Both victims were transported to the hospital. The male victim injuries were non-life threatening. The female victim identified as 55-year-old Darlene Williams-Thompson, died from her injuries. The suspect(s) are unknown at this time. The investigation is ongoing.


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