UPDATE (6:44 p.m.) — On Tuesday, June 20 Mobile Police responded to Shotgun Willies, 2605 Halls Mill Road, for a report of a male with multiple gunshot wounds.
Jeremy Scott Smith, the victim, worked as a security guard at Shotgun Willies. His death was determined to be a homicide.
According to the Mobile Police Department, homicide investigators connected Dewayne Wheat to the incident. Wheat is charged with murder.
UPDATE (4 p.m.) – Less than 24 hours after a murder at Shotgun Willie’s bar, Mobile Police have arrested a man and charged him with murder.
35-year-old Dewayne Wheat was arrested Tuesday after the deadly shooting outside the bar early Tuesday morning.
According to police, the victim was identified as 40-year-old Jeremy Scott Smith and he worked as a security guard for the bar. News will continue to look into the case and post updates when available.
MOBILE, AL (WKRG) – Mobile Police are investigating a homicide at Shotgun Willie’s on Halls Mill Road just blocks away from the Navco Community Outreach Center.
An employee at the bar told News 5 that a man was killed in the parking lot. The employee said the victim, who he did not identify, had been involved in a bar fight earlier in the night and was kicked out of the bar.
Homicide investigators were at the scene when News 5 arrived. We’ve reached out to Mobile Police for more information but our calls have not been returned.