UPDATE 5/31/22 (12:20 p.m.): A spokesperson for the Mobile Housing Authority says the child was shot and killed inside his own home:
“Our hearts are heavy this morning following the death of an 11-year-old resident at RV Taylor Plaza. According to MPD, the child was shot and killed Monday evening inside his own home. Three vehicles were also struck by bullets. The Mobile Housing Authority is saddened and angered by this tragedy. No child should have to go through this. Children should be safe inside their homes and not met with gunfire. Gun violence in our communities must stop! Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.”
Public Relations Consultant
Mobile Housing Authority
UPDATE (9:19 p.m.): Mobile Police confirmed that the 11-year-old boy died from his injuries.
UPDATE (8:58 p.m.): Mobile Police said the 11-year-old may be alive. Mobile Police confirmed that the shooting happened Monday, May 30 at about 8 p.m.
UPDATE (8:54 p.m.): Mobile Police confirmed that an 11-year-old boy was shot and killed in the shooting. Mobile Police are continuing to investigate.
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Mobile Police are on scene of a shooting at R.V. Taylor Plaza off Duval Street.
There is a heavy police presence with officers lining Duval Street near South Ann St. Officers were seen placing crime scene tape around a home.
WKRG’s Typhani Gray confirmed that a vehicle had been shot. Currently, it is unknown if anyone is injured.
This is a developing story. WKRG News 5 will continue to provide updates as the story develops.