Citronelle love triangle results in two people shot

1 suspect surrenders
Published: Sep. 22, 2022 at 10:27 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 27, 2022 at 6:20 PM CDT
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UPDATE: The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office arrested one of two people wanted in connection with a home invasion in Citronelle left two people injured and one in critical condition.

The sheriff’s office said 31-year-old Shelbie Byrd turned herself in Monday.

According to investigators, Byrd and Dylan Adams broke into a home on Archie Allen Road. Lt. Mark Bailey said the home belonged to Byrd’s ex-boyfriend and once inside, Adams, her current boyfriend, confronted the victim and his relative with a shotgun and fired several rounds in the house hitting both of them.

Bailey said there may have been domestic violence issues between Byrd and her ex-boyfriend.

“I believe she ended up telling her new boyfriend about some of the previous domestic violence with her ex-boyfriend and Mr. Adams took it upon himself to, I guess, defend her honor,” Bailey said.

Adams is still wanted for first-degree burglary and first-degree assault and is considered armed and dangerous, according to authorities.



CITRONELLE, Ala. (WALA) - A love triangle gone rogue in Citronelle, which resulted in a shooting.

According to law enforcement, the shooter fired at his girlfriend’s ex and another person in the house, striking both in the face and chest.

Mobile County Sheriff’s Office is on the lookout for the alleged gunman and his girlfriend. This happened on Archie Allen Road off Coy Smith Highway in Citronelle.

MCSO responded to a home invasion call. They said the suspects, Dylan Adams and Shelbie Byrd, entered the home of brothers Derick and Perry Weaver. Perry is Shelbie’s ex.

Investigators said Adams was armed with a shotgun. First, he allegedly went into Derick’s room and shot him in the chest and face. Then he went to Perry’s room and allegedly also shot him in the chest and face.

MCSO said both Adams and Byrd fled before law enforcement arrived.

Now, the sheriff’s office needs help locating these two lovebirds.

Adams faces warrants for burglary and assault. Byrd faces a burglary charge. Both are considered armed and dangerous.

MCSO said the victims were taken to a local hospital. Both were injured, and one was in critical condition though expected to live.


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