MOBILE, Alabama — A 21-year-old has died and two young men are recovering after a shooting was reported Sunday night at an apartment complex on West Brazier Drive, said a Mobile Police Department spokeswoman.
Officers were called to a reported shooting on the 1700 block of West Brazier Drive just before 10 p.m. Sunday, said MPD spokeswoman Ashley Rains. When they arrived, they found 21-year-old Bill Lamond Hopkins with an apparent gunshot wound to the head.
He was pronounced dead at the scene, Rains said.
Officers also found a 22-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg inside one of the complex’s apartments, according to police. Fire medics with the Mobile Fire-Rescue Department transported him to the University of South Alabama Medical Center for treatment.
He is expected to survive, Rains said.
Officers later learned another man was transported to the University of South Alabama Medical Center with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. The 20-year-old was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle and suffered a gunshot wound to his arm.
He is also expected to survive, according to police.
MOBILE, Alabama — Police have arrested a 34-year-old man on one count of murder and two of first-degree assault after a shooting on West Brazier Drive claimed one life on Nov. 10.
Carlen Demetricke Miller, of Mobile, was booked into Mobile County Metro Jail at noon on Monday.
He is accused of shooting three young men at an apartment complex on the 1700 block of West Brazier Drive before 10 p.m. on Nov. 10, said Sgt. Christopher Levy, public information officer for the Mobile Police Department.
One of the men, identified as 21-year-old Bill Lamond Hopkins, was pronounced dead at the scene of an apparent gunshot wound to his head, according to MPD. The other men suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
On November 10, 2013, at approximately 9:55 p.m., Mobile Police were dispatched to the 1700 block of Brazier Drive West for the report of shots fired and possibly one shot. On arrival, officers found 21 year-old Bill Lamond Hopkins had suffered a gunshot wound to the head. Hopkins was pronounced dead on the scene. Detectives were also notified of two more victims with non life threatening gunshot wounds from the same incident.
Through the investigation, detectives were able to determine that 34 year old Carlen Miller was responsible for shooting the victims. He has been arrested and charged with Murder, and two counts of Assault First Degree.