The suspect in a double homicide is still on the loose after a weekend shooting left two dead on Bellmeade Avenue in Prichard. On Feb. 21, authorities found Chavis Shikei Sanders, 29, and 25-year-old Darrell Corenzo Harrison deceased in a vehicle behind the Arbor Pointe Apartments.
According to police, both men were shot while sitting in a parked vehicle at the apartments.
No suspects have been identified at this point and no motive has been established. Prichard officials have also solicited assistance from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency in the investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Prichard detectives, and can do so anonymously by calling 251-452-2211.
Police still searching for bank robber
Mobile police responded last week to a bank robbery at the Family Security Credit Union at 5416 U.S. Highway 90. According to authorities, an unknown white male subject armed with a handgun entered the bank Feb. 19 wearing a ski mask and demanding cash from the employees. The subject left the location on foot with an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency.
As of Feb. 23, no arrests had been made in the case, though the Mobile Police Department released photographs from the bank’s security footage to try and identify the suspect.
Anyone with information as to the identity or whereabouts of the subject is asked to call Mobile Police at 251-208-7211, CrimeStoppers at 251-208-7000 or text Mobile Police Intel at CRIMES (274637) and use the keyword CRIME411.
79-year-old commits first felony, shoots nephew in foot
According to the Mobile Police Department, 79-year-old Ira Peterson shot her great nephew in the foot after the pair got into an argument over money last weekend. The MPD responded to the 400 block of Gaston Street around 9:30 a.m. Feb. 22 after receiving a call about an individual with a single gunshot wound.
On the scene, the victim said his great aunt, Peterson, shot him in the foot during a verbal altercation. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment, and Peterson was arrested and charged with second degree domestic violence.
According to Mobile County court records, Peterson has no prior convictions.
This page is available to our local subscribers. Click here to join us today and get the latest local news from local reporters written for local readers. The best deal is found by clicking here. Check it out now.
Already a member of the Lagniappe family? Sign in by clicking here