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Homicide Investigation on the 1700 block of Sumner Drive

Jul 20th, 2021

On July 20, 2021, at approximately 4:18 p.m., Mobile Police officers responded to the 1700 block of Sumner Drive in reference to one down. Upon arrival, police officers discovered an unidentified black male deceased. It appears the victim has been shot; however, this is an ongoing homicide investigation.  

We will release updates as information becomes available. If anyone has information pertaining to the case, please contact the Mobile Police Department at 251-208-7211. 


The Mobile Police Department reports the victim of a recent homicide has been identified. The incident occurred on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in the 1700 block of Sumner Driver.

The victim has been identified as Jalon Gallery, 17, of Mobile, Alabama.

**The information is based on a preliminary and ongoing investigation, which continues to evolve as investigators interview witnesses, review physical and electronic records, and analyze forensic evidence. The Department’s understanding of the facts and circumstances may change as additional evidence is collected and analyzed.**