UPDATE: Murder Arrest Made after Apartment Complex Shooting

UPDATE (2:20 p.m.) – The victim has been identified as 19-year-old Tavaris Pettway, according to the Mobile Police Department.

A preliminary investigation revealed a domestic dispute between Pettway and Coriyon Kenny. According to police, the dispute ended with Kenny shooting Pettway in the face.

Homicide detectives are still investigating a possible motive.

UPDATE (12:30 p.m.) – Mobile police have arrested 29-year-old Coriyon Fanzaro Kenny and charged him with murder.

Kenny was booked into Mobile Metro Jail last night.

According to court documents, Kenny shot and killed the victim inside his apartment on Calhoun Road. At this time, Mobile police has not released the name of the victim.

29-year-old Coriyon Kenny
29-year-old Coriyon Kenny

ORIGINAL STORY – Mobile police responded to Barrett Apartments II around 1 a.m. Wednesday morning and located a 19-year-old male suffering a gunshot wound.

Mobile Fire Rescue transported the victim to the hospital where he later died from injuries.

At this time, police do not have a motive, but an investigation is underway. The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

Barrett Apartments II is located on Calhoun Round in Mobile.

Barrett Apt Homicide

If you have any information about the shooting at Barrett Apartments, please contact the Mobile Police Department at (251) 208-7211.


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