GULF SHORES, Ala. (WALA) – A man is dead and a woman who Gulf Shores Police said was his former girlfriend is in the hospital after police said a domestic dispute turned violent.
According to police, around 2:30 p.m. they got a call about a shooting in the 600 block of Canal Road. Police said the suspect shot his then girlfriend in the driveway.
“We determined that he shot her while she was seated in the car and he fled the area while officers were in route and ultimately fled over into Orange Beach,” said Gulf Shores Police Spokesman Cpl. Josh Coleman.
The suspect then committed suicide, according to both Orange Beach and Gulf Shores police.
Police said the woman was taken by ambulance to South Baldwin Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
Coleman said the identity of the alleged shooter will be released tomorrow morning.