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Arrest Made in Sunset on the Bayou Apartments Homicide

Samuel Darrington, 26
Samuel Darrington, 26

Mobile Police makes an arrest in the homicide that occurred at Sunset on the Bayou Apartments. 

On Wednesday May 20, 2020 at approximately 9:54 a.m., police responded to 2001 Brill Road in reference to the report of one shot. Upon arrival, officers located 27-year-old Xavier Portlock down in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound. Portlock died on the scene as a result of his injury.

Officers located the shooter who was identified as 26-year-old Samuel Darrington. Darrington was arrested and charged with murder and discharging a firearm into an unoccupied vehicle.

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