Prichard police make arrest in overnight homicide

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PRICHARD, Ala. (WALA) – Prichard police said they have arrested a man in connection to an early morning murder.

Police believe 38-year-old Charlie ‘Junior’ Alexander shot another man around 1:30 a.m. Monday, May 12.
(Note: Prichard Police identified the suspect as Charlie ‘Junior’ Alexander, but he was booked into Metro Jail as Charlie ‘Junior’ Nicholson)

Cpl. Robert Martin of the Prichard Police Department said the shootingt happened in the 3700 block of Superior Drive.

“Basically the incident occurred at a mother’s day gathering at a relatives home. The subjects were getting ready to leave and an altercation or verbal confrontation ensued between the two subjects. One of the subjects left the scene got a gun and came back to the scene and shot the deceased subject,” explained Cpl. Martin.

Police have not released the victim’s name.

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