Atmore Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Crowd Hit By Vehicle

August 30, 2012

An Atmore man has been charged with attempted murder following an incident in which a crowd of people was struck by a vehicle last weekend, injuring at least six.

Fredrick Rudolph is behind held in the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton.

Reports indicate that a crowd of people had gathered early Sunday morning outside at a nightclub on Freemanville Drive, northeast of the I-65 and Jack Springs Road exit. A fight broke out about 2:30 a.m., and then someone rammed several vehicles, knocking multiple people to the ground.

One person was transported by LifeFlight to an area hospital. Two other people were transported by ambulance to Atmore Community Hospital, and at least three others went to the Atmore emergency room by private vehicle.

Most of the victims were reportedly treated and released by mid-morning Sunday.

The case is under investigation by the Alabama Bureau of Investigation, which has released no details on the incident.


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