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Homicide Investigation at Shotgun Willies


Dewayne Wheat is charged with murder in the shooting of a security guard at Shotgun Willies.
Dewayne Wheat is charged with murder in the shooting of a security guard at Shotgun Willies.

On Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at approximately 4:15 a.m. officers responded to Shotgun Willies, 2605 Halls Mill Road, in reference to a report of a 40-year-old male who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. The incident was determined to be a homicide. 

Jeremy Scott Smith, the victim, worked as a security guard at Shotgun Willies.

Homicide investigators connected Dewayne Wheat (DOB 9/25/81) to the incident. Wheat is charged with murder.



For inquiries contact MPD Public Affairs Office

Contact Phone #: 251-208-1918 Contact Email: charlette.solis@cityofmobile.org

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