UPDATE: Man killed during shopping complex shooting, suspected shooter still on the loose

Mobile County

UPDATE 2/11/2019 1:50 P.M.

20-year-old Christopher Edward was killed during Saturday’s shooting, and another person was injured by flying glass, according to MPD. The suspected shooter is still on the run. Police say the shooter was not one of the four people arrested on Saturday.

Police have identified the four people under arrest as 24-year-old Oscar Phillips, 20-year-old Jeremy Nelson, 22-year-old Joseph Nelson, and 19-year-old Keondrea Adams.


Update 1:13 p.m.

The following is a press release from Mobile Police:

Mobile, Al. – On Saturday, February 9, earlier this day, police responded to the Cash America located at 3054 Springhill Ave. inference to the report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers discovered (2) males had been shot. Both victims were transported to the hospital. Their  condition is unknown at this time. 

The suspects involved in this incident were spotted by police fleeing the scene in a vehicle. Officer attempted to stop the vehicle and the vehicle continued on. Officer then pursuited the vehicle until the occupants bail in the area of Perimeter Rd. @ Avenue O near Brookley Field Airport. Officers were able to successfully take (4) male suspects into custody within moments.  

The investgation is ongoing. 

Additional information will be released once it is available. 

News 5 spoke to the sister of one of the alleged victims. She says her 20-year-old brother was an innocent bystander and was in Lace shopping when he was shot. She says he is going to be ok.


Witnesses on the scene tell News 5 two people were shot and at least one person may have died in the Crichton Shopping Center. In the parking lot, there are shell casings and at least one car appears to have bullet holes. We have reached out to police for more information. 

Original Story

There is a heavy police presence on Spring Hill Avenue. 

Police have taped off an area. This is a developing story and News 5 is working to find out more information. 

Witnesses on the scene tell News 5 two people were shot. 


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