New Year’s Eve party in Alabama shooting, 1 dead, 9 injured in shooting

New Year's Eve party in Alabama shooting

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New Year’s Eve party in Alabama shooting

One person was killed and nine were injured in a shooting just blocks from where thousands were on the streets for a New Year’s Eve party in downtown Mobile, Alabama, police said.

Television news footage showed police officers running and on horseback rushing into the area where the shooting occurred about 45 minutes before midnight Saturday.

Mobile police said the slain man was 24 years old, but did not release his name. The injured ranged in age from 17 to 57, and their injuries ranged from non-life-threatening to serious, police said in a statement.

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The shooting occurred a few blocks from the main stage of the MoonPie Over Mobile festival. The event continued with fireworks and a mooncake falling from a downtown building at midnight to mark the beginning of 2023.

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The shooter and the person killed appeared to know each other, Mobile Police Chief Paul Prine told CBS affiliate WKRG-TV near the scene.

“I think that would give some comfort to all of us at the center that this was not just a random shooting where someone lost their life,” Prine said.

OBILE, Ala. (AP) — One person was killed and nine wounded in a shooting just blocks from where thousands of people lined the streets for a New Year’s Eve party in downtown Mobile, Alabama, police said. .

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Television news footage showed police officers running and on horseback rushing into the area where the shooting occurred about 45 minutes before midnight Saturday.

The police have not revealed the name of the person killed or the conditions of the nine people who were taken to the hospital.

The shooting occurred a few blocks from the main stage of the Moon Pie Over Mobile festival. The event continued with fireworks and a mooncake falling from a downtown building at midnight to mark the beginning of 2023.

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The shooter and the person killed appeared to know each other, Mobile Police Chief Paul Prine told reporters near the scene.

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