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Homicide Arrest on the 300 block of St. Charles Avenue

Apr 23rd, 2022

On Friday, April 22, 2022, at approximately 11:30 p.m., officers responded to the 300 block of St. Charles Avenue in reference to one shot. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.   

The male victim, age 58, sustained life-threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased on the scene by Mobile Fire-Rescue.  

Joseph Peterson, 60, was arrested and charged with murder. No additional details will be released at this time to protect the integrity of the investigation.

If anyone has information about the case, please contact the Mobile Police Department at 251-208-7211, or leave an anonymous tip at