UPDATE (7:49 p.m.): Prichard Police released new information about the double homicide on Leeds Avenue, including the identities of the two men killed.
Reshun Demar Cunningham, 29, and Joseph Lewis Jones III, 26, were found lying in the yard of a home at the 1400 block of South Leeds Avenue. Both men had been shot several times and died from their injuries.
Investigators determined that the two shot each other after getting into an argument. The argument escalated into a fight and the two men started shooting at each other, according to a news release from the Prichard Police Department.
Prichard Police are not sure what caused the argument, but witnesses told police they heard “some type of commotion” before the shooting. Witnesses ran for cover once the two men started firing at each other, according to the release.
Prichard Police are continuing to investigate the shooting. If you have any information about this case, call the PPD at 251-452-2211.
PRICHARD, Ala. (WKRG) — Prichard Police confirm they are investigating a double homicide at 1410 South Leeds Ave. That’s next to the First Stop gas station off St. Stephens Road.
Prichard Police and the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office were on scene as of 2:45 p.m. Crime scene tape was up. A crowd was gathering at the scene at the time.
This is a developing story. WKRG News 5 has a team on location. We will update this story with more information as details become available.