Homicide investigation at Avalon Plaza Apartments

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UPDATE (12/22) —

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – An off-duty Prichard police officer has been arrested and charged with murder after a shooting at an apartment complex in Mobile.

The shooting happened just after 10:00 p.m. Monday night at the Avalon Plaza Apartments on Michael Boulevard.

At the scene, police found a man who had been shot multiple times. They’ve identified him as 39-year-old Larry Taylor. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Following the shooting, Jonathan Murphy was charged with murder and booked into Mobile County Metro Jail early Tuesday morning.

Murphy was also involved in a fatal shooting in 2017.

WKRG is working to learn more information.

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Mobile Police are investigating a homicide.

It happened just after 10:00 p.m. Monday night at the Avalon Plaza Apartments on Michael Boulevard.

The incident was confirmed to have involved an off-duty Prichard police officer but it has also been confirmed that the officer was not the victim.

No other information has been released at this time as it is still an active and ongoing investigation.

News Five will continue to follow this developing story and will update you as soon as additional information is released.


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