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Homicide Investigation at the 7400 block of Cottage Hill Road

Feb 16th, 2022

On Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at approximately 11:37 p.m., police officers responded to the 7400 block of Cottage Hill Road in reference to multiple individuals shot.  Upon arrival, officers located two 19-year-old male victims near the roadway suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.   

While on the scene, officers discovered a 19-year-old male victim inside a vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.   The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene by Mobile Fire Rescue.  The other two victims were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.   

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


The victim has been identified as Keith Fredricks.


Through the course of the investigation, detectives were able to identify Brandon Ely, 20 as the suspect involved.  He will be charged with murder, attempted murder (X2), and shooting into an occupied vehicle.