Alabama, United States.- One person dead and 9 injured he left a shooting that the night of this December 31, 2022 was registered in the Downtown Mobile, Alabamain United States.
The armed attack occurred just 45 minutes after the start of the New Year 2023 in the 200 block of Dauphin Street in downtown Mobile, just a few blocks from the main stage of the festival Moon Pie Over Mobilea place where thousands of people attended a New Year’s Eve party.
According to the police, the deceased persona 24-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene, however his identity could not be confirmed.
Over the 9 injured Alabama Police reported that they are between the ages of 17 and 57 and were taken to the hospital with injuries ranging from non-life threatening to serious.
Behind the shootingMobile Police Chief Paul Prine told reporters that according to witness statements there has been speculation that the perpetrator and the person who died knew each other.
“It would bring some relief to all of us downtown to know that this was not a random shooting,” Prine exclaimed.
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Some videos of the fact have been published on social networks, where you see people running from one place to another and to some policemen on horseback and on foot rushing to the place where the shooting happened.
Despite of shooting with one dead and 9 wounded, the Moon Pie Over Mobile festival continued with fireworks and a moon cake dropped from a downtown building at midnight to mark the beginning of 2023.
Shooting in Alabama leaves 1 dead, 9 injured