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North Drive Homicide Investigation


On Monday, April 30, 2018 at approximately 11:42 p.m. police responded to the 1300 block of North Drive in reference to a report of one shot. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 19-year-old male victim, identified as Kevin Benjamin, with gunshot wounds. He was pronounced deceased on the scene.

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

Update: On Saturday, May 5, 2018, police arrested 19-year-old Brandon Sims and charged him with murder in the shooting of Kevin Benjamin. On Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, the second suspect 19-year-old Shamar Young turned himself in at Metro Jail. 



For inquiries contact MPD Public Affairs Office

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

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