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Homicide Investigation at Park West Apartments

Feb 5th, 2022

On Friday, February 4, 2022, at approximately 10:39 p.m., police officers responded to Springhill Medical Center in reference to a 19-year-old male victim arriving by personal vehicle shot multiple times. Upon arrival, officers discovered the incident occurred at 1701 Hillcrest Road, Park West Apartment.  

Officers were dispatched to 1701 Hillcrest Road, Park West Apartments, and discovered a 21-year-old male deceased from a gunshot wound on the ground near a vehicle in the parking lot.  

The victim's name will be released upon notification of next of kin.  

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 mobilepd.org/crimetip.

***Update​***

Through the course of the investigation, 19-year-old male Christian Rogers was identified as a suspect in this case, and a warrant was obtained for his arrest.  On Monday, March 7, 2022, Rogers was transported to Metro Jail and charged with murder.

***The victim has been identified as Deion L. Dembert.​***