Man who fired shots at deputies executing search warrant charged with attempted murder

Top Stories

MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — UPDATE (2:55 p.m. 3/5/20): The man who fired shots at deputies yesterday has been charged with attempted murder.

UPDATE (3:00 p.m.): The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office was executing a search warrant for a woman when a man fired a gun at deputies. Savannah Dixon is now in custody. Cory Owens fled in his vehicle to avoid being arrested. In a short pursuit, Owens wrecked his vehicle off Box Road and fled on foot into a wooded area.
Owens was armed with a handgun and shot at deputies. No one was injured during shots fired.  MCSO released K-9 dogs into the woods and captured Owens. He was treated on the scene and taken into custody.  Owens is a convicted felon and had two outstanding warrants for possession/receiving controlled substance.

UPDATE (2:24 p.m.): The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office released the following information on a man who fired at deputies:

Today, March 3, 2020, as Mobile County Sheriff’s Office was attempting to serve warrants, CORY OWENS fled in his vehicle to avoid being arrested by MCSO.  In a short pursuit, CORY wrecked his vehicle off Box Road and fled on foot into a wooded area.
CORY was armed with a handgun and shot at Deputies.  No one was injured during shots fired.  MCSO released K-9 dogs into the woods and captured CORY.  The suspect was treated on the scene and taken into custody.  CORY OWENS is a convicted felon and had two outstanding warrants for possession/receiving controlled substance.

Original story

A suspect fired at deputies in the area of Spice Pond Road Wednesday afternoon, according to deputies.

News 5 is investigating, this story is developing.

LATEST STORIES

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Videos

More Video

More Local News

Trending Stories