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Mobile Police Investigating Homicide on North Lafayette Street

On Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at approximately 12 p.m. police responded the 400 block of North Lafayette Street in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 21-year-old male, identified as Carey Wheat, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced deceased on the scene. Another 19-year-old male had also been shot at the location but was transported to the hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to call 251-208-7211. 

UPDATE 5/22/18: Police arrested 22-year-old Lacedrick Lindsey and 24-year-old Raheem Morrissette. Both are charged with murder in the shooting of Carey Wheat and assault first degree for shooting a second victim. 


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