MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- A woman is locked up in Mobile County Metro Jail after being arrested early this morning and charged with murder in connection to the homicide that happened at Cedar Trace Apartments, police said.

Alexis Gertrude Young, 37, of Mobile, was booked into the jail on the murder charge at at 2:23 a.m., jail records show.

The Mobile Police Department said that on Monday at approximately 9:45 p.m. officers responded to the apartment complex, at 601 Village Green Drive after receiving a report of someone shot.

Upon arrival, officers found the 30-year-old male victim, identified as Aaron Williams, deceased inside an apartment.  

Through the course of the investigation, detectives determined that Young was responsible for the victim’s death, police said.  

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MichaelW1960

Could this be self defense? What is the whole story? Too often women suffer abuse for years before deciding to themselves. And they go to prison, but I wonder. If a white man told a similar story as her's. Would he have even been arrested?[unsure]

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