Manhunt underway for suspect who fired shots at police officer in Tillman’s Corner

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UPDATE 9:32 P.M. —  One person is in custody, police are still trying to determine if he’s involved. They continue to search for at least one more suspect. Police say anyone near the area should remain in lockdown.  


UPDATE 8:47 PM: Mobile Police tell News 5 that the officer returned fire, but it’s unclear if the suspect is injured. Mobile Police warn the suspect is considered armed and dangerous. 

UPDATE: Mobile Police tell News 5 that the suspect is a white male in a dark shirt and is on foot. They believe he is still in the area near Oak Ridge and Holden. 

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Shots were fired Thursday night at a Mobile Police officer in Tillman’s Corner.

Mobile Police say no one was injured but there is still a large police presence in the area.

Police say the person who shot at the officer is on the run.

A neighbor tells News 5 that he heard at least 3 gun shots. He came outside and saw a lot of police on the scene.

When News 5 arrived on the scene several of the officers sped off.  Police told News 5’s crews to leave the area where this is happening because the scene is still not secure. 

WKRG News 5 is on the scene and will keep you updated


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