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Homicide in the 1000 Block of Basil Street

On Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at approximately 9:30 p.m. officers responded to the 1000 block of Basil Street for a report of Shots Fired in the area.  Officers located Thaddeus Rush, 26, on the side of the road suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  Rush was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

Mobile Police are looking for the male subject that was present at the time of this incident.  Anyone with information is asked to call 251-208-7211 or Crime Stoppers 251-208-7000.    

For inquiries contact MPD Public Affairs Office

Contact Phone #: 251-208-1918 Contact Email:

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