Press Release


Mobile Police Investigate Homicide at Bishop Phillips Avenue

August 11, 2013

On Sunday, August 11, 2013, at approximately 12:30 a.m., Mobile Police responded to the 200 block of Bishop Phillips Avenue to investigate a report of a disorderly complaint. While en route to the call, an update was received reporting one male subject was shot.

Police arrived at Bishop Phillips Avenue and Sixth Street to find the 47 year-old male victim suffering from a single gunshot wound to the chest. Mobile Fire Rescue transported him to U.S.A. Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Homicide detectives will continue to investigate this case. Anyone with information is asked to call Mobile Police at (251) 208-7211.

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Ashley H. Rains
Public Information Office
Office: (251) 208-1918
Cell: (251) 300-7612


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