Christopher Skipwith

Christopher Skipwith

PRICHARD, Ala. (WALA) -- A homicide investigation is ongoing in Prichard this morning after a shooting that left one person dead and another injured earlier in the week.

Police in Prichard say it was at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday when officers responded to the 600 block of North Fairport Drive after receiving a report of a shooting.

Upon their arrival, officers discovered a black male victim with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, 17-year-old Carl Anthony Reed, was transported to a local hospital, where he didn’t survive his injuries, police said.

Officers also discovered a second victim nearby in the 200 block of Circle Drive. That victim was also transported to a local hospital with injuries said to not be life threatening.

The two shooting victims are a part of the same incident, according to police.

Investigators with Prichard Police say they want to talk to 23-year-old Christopher Skipwith about the shooting.

Police ask that anyone with information about the shootings or the whereabouts of Skipwith to contact the Prichard Police Department.

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