BREAKING: Man Arrested for Prichard Murder Friday Night

27-year-old Cornelius Johnson of Prichard

PRICHARD, Ala. (WKRG) —  Prichard Police have made an arrest in a deadly shooting that occurred Friday night.

Prichard Police received calls of shots fired in the 200 block of N. Fairport Dr.  When authorities got there, officers found 39-year old Cindy Darrington of Prichard dead due to gun shot wounds.  The incident happened in the Gulf Village area according to a witness who contacted News 5.

Courtesy: News 5 Viewer

According to Prichard Police, officers questioned and later arrested 27-year old Cornelius Johnson of Prichard. He faces several charges.

“3 counts of Domestic Violence 3rd (menacing), 1 count of Domestic Violence 1st, 1 count of certain person forbidden to carry firearm and murder,” according to a news release from the City of Prichard.  Johnson was taken to Mobile County Metro Jail. This is an ongoing investigation.  If you have any information you’re asked to contact the Prichard Police Department at 251-452-2211.

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