Elderly Mobile man fires shot at police officer and firefighter conducting welfare check
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A Mobile police officer and a Mobile Fire-Rescue firefighter had a close call Thursday when an elderly man took a shot at them when they came to check on him.
It happened on Hawkins Street.
Mobile police said they were doing a welfare check on the 79-year-old and couldn’t get him to answer the door. When they tried to get in, police said the man fired a shot at them.
It missed, but an officer and a firefighter received minor injuries from a flying piece of glass.
The man was not arrested.
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