Man Mistaken for Intruder, Gets Shot in Citronelle

UPDATE 9:05 AM

MCSO Sergeant Joe Mahoney says it appears this was an accidental shooting.  Mahoney says a woman living at that address may have mistaken a friend for an intruder.  Mahoney says the friend dropped by early this morning unannounced surprising the person who lives there.

The man who was shot is said to have non-life-threatening injuries but cannot talk because of where he was shot.

ORIGINAL STORY

Mobile County, AL (WKRG)

At least one person was hurt in an overnight shooting on Bud Odom Road.  It’s in an area in south Citronelle.  Bud Odom Road is just off Highway 45.  The incident happened before 3 AM Monday morning.

We’re not sure about what led to the shooting nor do we know the condition of the victim.  We’ve reached out to the Mobile County Sheriff’s office for more information and are waiting to hear back.

Family members say a 35-year-old man was taken by life flight helicopter to USA Medical Center.  They say he is in the ICU.

MCSO Sergeant Joe Mahoney says this Citronelle Police handed this case over to Mobile County’s Major Crimes unit to investigate since they have more resources to look into this sort of incident.

WKRG will have more on this developing story on the air and online at WKRG.com.

The incident happened at a home on Bud Odom Road.

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