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Homicide Investigation in the 2800 block of Old Shell Road


On Sunday, April 11, 2021 at approximately 11:30 a.m., police responded to the 2800 block of Old Shell Road in reference to a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to the hospital and later died as a result of his injuries. 

The male victim was identified as 19-year-old Tyriek Esters. 

This is an active homicide investigation. 

UPDATE 4/14/21: On April 14, 2021, Roderick Sykes, 18, was arrested and 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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