Press Release

Next Street Assault Upgraded to Homicide

May 16, 2014

On Tuesday May 13, 2014, at approximately 8:25 p.m., Mobile Police responded to the 1400 block of Next Street for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, the complainant stated he found the victim, 23 year-old George Williams, in the roadway, suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Williams was transported to U. S. A. Medical Center.

Williams died of his injury on May 15, 2014. This case has been upgraded to a homicide.

Mobile Police Homicide detectives will continue the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Mobile Police Intel at (251) 208-7000 or text to CRIMES (274637) and include the keyword CRIME 411.


Ashley H. Rains
Public Information Office
(251) 208-1918

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