Press Release

Mobile Police Investigate Homicide on Dauphin Street

April 28, 2013

On Sunday, April 28, 2013, at approximately 6:00 a.m., Mobile Police responded to the 3100 block of Dauphin Street in reference to one shot. Upon arrival, they found 26 year-old Obrien Sanptor Russell suffering from a gunshot wound. Mobile Fire Rescue arrived and Russell was pronounced dead on scene.

Investigation revealed Russell was shot after an ongoing dispute with two black male subjects, who left the premises prior to police arrival.

Homicide detectives will continue the investigation of this case. Anyone with information in regards to this event is asked to call Mobile Police at (251) 208-7211.


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

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