UPDATE: MPD makes final arrest in Walmart shooting

Bond denied Friday for Jimaurice Pierce
Published: Dec. 30, 2022 at 8:28 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 26, 2023 at 4:29 PM CST
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UPDATE Jan. 27, 2023: A judge on Friday denied bond for Jimaurice Pierce, the third person arrested in connection with a December shooting inside of a Walmart last month.


UPDATE: Jimaurice Pierce, the third and final suspect in the Walmart shooting, has been arrested.

Jimaurice Pierce
Jimaurice Pierce

UPDATE: MPD has located and arrested Darrius Rowser, 19, late Tuesday night, according to police. Rowser is the second suspect arrested with Karmelo Derks, 18, who were wanted in the Walmart shooting.

MPD said Rowser was also wanted in connection to the Paparazzi Club shooting and a Dec. 18 burglary on Dukes Avenue.

Rowser is charged with attempted murder, first degree assault and two counts of reckless endangerment, according to police.

Authorities said they are still looking for the third suspect, Jimaurice Pierce, 19.

UPDATE: On Friday, December 30, 2022, Karmelo Derks, 18, was arrested and transported to Mobile County Metro Jail, the Mobile Police Department announced late Friday. Police said they are still looking for Jimaurice Pierce, 19, and Darrius Rowser, 19, and are asking anyone who has information on their whereabouts to contact MPD.



MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Mobile police are asking for the public’s help in finding three teens who they say were involved in a Tuesday night shooting at the Walmart Supercenter on East Interstate 65 Service Road.

Police are looking for 18-year-old Karmelo Derks, 19-year-old Jimaurice Pierce and 19-year-old Darrius Rowser. All three have warrants for attempted murder and first-degree assault.

Authorities said they still do not know the motive behind the shooting that left two people wounded.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these suspects is asked to call the Mobile Police Department at t 251-208-7211, send an anonymous tip, or text 844-251-0644 or mobilepd.org/crimetip.


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