GULF SHORES, Ala. (WALA) – Gulf Shores Police are investigating an incident at a bar that ended with a man dead.
Police were called to Mud Bugs on Gulf Shores Parkway around 1:30 a.m., Sunday, March 2 for a disturbance. When officers arrived, they were told there was a fight in the parking lot.
Witnesses say a bar employee tried to stop a woman from fighting when her husband stepped in. They say the husband, identified as Jerome E. Prim of Foley, stabbed the bar employee. That’s when witnesses say another bar employee placed Prim in some type of choke hold.
Soon after, it was discovered Prim suffered a life-threatening head injury. He was taken to the hospital where he died Monday, March 3. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine a cause of death.
The bar employee who was stabbed refused medical treatment.
So far, no charges have been filed. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is urged to call Gulf Shores Police at 251.968.2431 or the Crime Line at 251.968.1499.