Lloyd's Lane homicide scene

MPD officers are on the scene of a shooting on Lloyd's Lane in West Mobile early Thursday morning, Oct. 15, 2020.

Lloyd's Lane shooting scene

Crime scene tape goes up around a residence on Lloyd's Lane.

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- A male victim has died from his injuries after having been shot this morning on a residential street in West Mobile, according to the Mobile Police Department.

Police say officers responded to the 2500 block of Lloyds Lane at about 4 a.m. after having received a report of someone being shot in the chest.

The victim has been identified as 42-year-old Machavellia Bagsby.

When FOX10 News crews arrived a short time after the shooting, they saw the victim on a stretcher being put into an ambulance. Police tell FOX10 News that the victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The victim was shot and killed at his front door.  Neighbor Ed Harper heard the shots.

"Around 4 o'clock  -- I heard 5 gunshots going off... from a handgun or something -- pow, pow, pow!  I knew it was gunfire.  It sounded like a  .45.  I've got a .45 and that's what it sounded like," said Harper. 
Harper says his dog alerted him to activity outside just before the shots rang out. 
"I came and looked out -- but before I could get to the door -- I heard the gunshots going off... so there was some type of confrontation or something before then -- I think," said Harper.

An officer on the scene this morning told us no one was in custody.   

Lloyds Lane runs between Cottage Hill Road and Girby Road.

Another neighbor tells FOX 10 News she also heard the shots and has video and pictures of someone running down the street immediately following the shooting at around 4:02 a.m.  She has since given her information and video to police.  It's unclear if it's connected to the crime. 

In addition to combing the scene for evidence, homicide investigators were also going door to door.

Anyone with information -- is asked to call Mobile Police 251-208-7211.  Callers can remain anonymous.  

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