UPDATE September 9th, 2017, 2:45 PM
According to Mobile County Jail records, 40-year-old Jon Isaac Hart was arrested this afternoon and booked into Mobile Metro Jail. He was charged with reckless endangerment, possession of a controlled substance and harassment. Mobile Police indicate only one vehicle was struck in the parking lot. The suspect’s truck also sustained visible damage.
UPDATE September 09, 2017 11:55 a.m.
Police tell Chad Petri that someone was driving erratically in the parking lot and hit a truck. Witnesses say he hit several vehicles. The suspect then drove to the front of the store and left his vehicle and ran into the store. He then began screaming inside the building. People on the scene tackled the man until authorities arrived.
Louise Brown from Theodore says the man hit about five cars, including her truck, which she’s only had for a month, “I was in the store and some lady come running in screaming ‘call 911 there’s someone crazy in the parking lot.’It took a minute to register, we heard a crash and everyone in the store stampeded to the back.” Brown says she escaped through the fire exit in the back of the store.
Police believe the man was on drugs or was in an altered mental state.
There is one person in custody.
No injuries were reported.
MOBILE, Alabama (WKRG) — Witnesses on the scene have informed WKRG of an incident at the Walmart in Tillmans Corner.
They say the Walmart is being evacuated.
News 5 is on the scene and will bring you more information as it becomes available.