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Double Homicide Investigation at Azalea Pointe Apartments

Apr 24th, 2022

On Saturday, April 23, 2022, at approximately 8:01 p.m., officers responded to 651 Azalea Road, Azalea Pointe Apartments, in reference to shots fired.  Upon arrival, officers discovered two male victims suffering from gunshot wounds.  One of the male victims, a 17-year-old, was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he later died.

The 21-year-old male victim was pronounced deceased on the scene by Mobile Fire Rescue.  

The name of the victims will be released upon notification of the next of kin.

This is an active homicide investigation.  No additional details will be released at this time.  If anyone has information about the case, please contact the Mobile Police Department at 251-208-7211, or leave an anonymous tip at


Jakaylen Armstead, 21, is being charged with the murder of the 17-year-old male victim.  This murder occurred during a shooting incident between the 17-year-old victim and the other deceased party, Crossiveiceio Coates.   The investigation revealed that Armstead was involved in the shooting as well.