UPDATE: Attorney for teen arrested in deadly shooting requests vehicle inspection

Published: Jan. 17, 2023 at 10:18 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 25, 2023 at 9:34 PM CST
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UPDATE: Court documents show the defense attorney for Dixon has requested both vehicles receive an inspection to see if the vehicles made contact at any point.

UPDATE: Police arrested a 19-year-old in connection with a shooting at a local apartment complex that claimed the life of a 63-year-old man.

Officers responded to 61Ninety West Apartments at 6190 Girby Road around 9:50 a.m. Tuesday and found Martyn Hands, 63, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in a vehicle. During the investigation, detectives discovered that Hands and the subject, Xavier Dixon, 19, were involved in a confrontation at the apartment complex in the parking lot.

The victim was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he later died, according to authorities.

Mobile police said Dixon surrendered to police and was taken into custody on charges of murder, shooting in an occupied vehicle and shooting into an occupied dwelling.



MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Mobile police confirmed that one person has died following a shooting at an apartment complex on Girby Road Tuesday morning.

The incident took place at 61Ninety West Apartments on Girby Road. According to the Mobile Police Department, the male victim was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead.

This is a developing story. FOX10 News will have more details as they become available.


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