UPDATE (3:20 pm) — Authorities have identified the victim as Dominique Marshall.
The following is a press release from the Baldwin County Major Crimes Unit:
On Sunday, December 15, 2019, the Baldwin County Major Crimes Unit was requested by the Robertsdale Police Department to assist with a homicide investigation. At approximately 1:00 A.M. the Robertsdale Police Department received a report of shots being fired at a residence on G W Lewis Lane in the Elsanor Community of Robertsdale, Alabama. Based on information gathered from witnesses, several juveniles and young adults were attending a house party when someone began shooting. Before officers could arrive to the location of the original call, they received additional information that Dominique Marshall had been injured during the incident. They were told that she was parked on the side of the Baldwin Beach Express near Highway 90. Medical personnel and Robertsdale Police Officers responded to the victim’s location and discovered that Ms. Marshall suffered a gunshot wound. They were unable to revive her, and she succumbed to her injuries. This investigation is ongoing, and we still have personnel in the area of the incident location. If possible, please avoid this area. The scene is secure, and we do not believe that residents in that area are in any immediate danger. Although we have interviewed several individuals, evidence is being collected and leads are being followed; we are asking for the public’s assistance with this investigation. We know there were others at the scene of this crime and we are asking that they come forward with any information they may have. Please contact the Baldwin County Major Crimes Unit at 251-937-0202 if you have any information that may assist with this homicide investigation.
UPDATE (12:50 PM) Robertsdale Police posted this update on Facebook:
Robertsdale Police Department received a call of shots being fired in the area of GW Lewis Lane and Highway 90 at 01:09 Hours on December 15th, 2019. Officers were en route to that area when they received a call of a victim of a gunshot wound on the Baldwin Beach Express near Highway 90. They were advised that the victim was being given CPR. Officers then responded to that scene where they did find the victim. Officers continued CPR until medical assistance arrived and it was determined that the subject was deceased. Through investigation it was determined that the subject had been shot while attending a party on GW Lewis Lane. The area on the Beach Express and the area on GW Lewis Lane were secured and the Robertsdale Police Department requested that the Baldwin County Major Crimes Unit be activated for the investigation. Anyone with any information in reference to this incident should contact Baldwin County Major Crime Unit at (251) 937-0202
UPDATE (10:09 a.m.) — One person shot and killed, according to a Law Enforcement official.
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) – The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office and Major Crimes Unit is investigating an early Sunday morning shooting.
It happened along Highway 90 in Elsanor near what appeared to be an isolated home. The first calls came in around 3:30-4:00 Sunday morning.
No word yet on whether or not anyone was injured or killed in the shooting, as well as whether or not any arrests have been made.
News Five will continue to follow this developing story and will bring you updates as soon as they become available both on air and online.