Three Shootings With Four Total Victims In One Week In Atmore

May 4, 2021

The third shooting in a week is under investigation in Atmore.

A 16-year old male was shot while watching a basketball game at Houston Avery Park about 8:45 Friday night, according to details released Monday by Atmore Police.

Police Chief Chuck Brooks said a lone gunman discharged a weapon and the victim was truck once. The teen was transported by ambulance from the park off Martin Luther King Avenue to Atmore Community Hospital before being airlifted to another undisclosed hospital for treatment.

April 27 Shooting

Brooks said there have been no arrests. Atmore Police are continuing to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call APD at (251) 368-9141.

On April 27, the Atmore Police Department responded to 200 block of 4th Avenue where male stated he had been shot.

“According to a witness at the scene, the male victim left his residence for a short time, and when he returned, he told the witness he had been shot,” Brooks said. The victim was transported to Atmore Community Hospital for treatment.

There have been no arrests in the incident.

April 25 Shooting

On Sunday, April 25, 28-year old Scottie Dale Robinson of Atmore allegedly shot his brother and another man in the 100 block of 6th Avenue. He was arrested Tuesday afternoon after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase from Cantonment to I-65 near Evergreen, Alabama, where he crashed.

Robinson is facing attempted murder charges for shooting 33-year old Gregory Lavon Robinson, and 19-year old Oneius Cotz White.

RELATED STORY: Attempted Murder Suspect Leads High Speed Chase Across Two States

Pictured below: Attempted murder suspect Scottie Dale Robinson of Atmore crashed on I-65 near Evergreen, Alabama, Tuesday afternoon following a high-speed chase that started in Escambia County, Florida. photos, click to enlarge.


6 Responses to “Three Shootings With Four Total Victims In One Week In Atmore”

  1. Oversight on May 4th, 2021 3:16 pm

    Ex Bama, Jackson…. Broken Windows… Police who take care of the little stuff through strict enforcement will reduce crime.

  2. Jackson on May 4th, 2021 11:59 am

    Do not blame the police! It’s not the Law’s problem for the actions of these individuals. Those natural born criminals chose to commit the crime. Even if Atmore had 200 Police on patrol, per shift, it still would not help. Crime is everywhere and it’s even directed to LEO’s.
    If it concerns you, contribute, and apply for the Department. If not, keep you stupid mouth shut.

  3. Ex Bama on May 4th, 2021 7:13 am

    Re oversight :: police department? Lol come on it’s the Clown college of the south.Just look at what’s running it .I doubt he can even slow jog.and then look at its town council

  4. 429SCJ on May 4th, 2021 7:11 am

    Atmore needs some of those “anti-violence” protest.

  5. Rasheed Jackson on May 4th, 2021 7:03 am

    Atmore is becoming little Chicago!

  6. Oversight on May 4th, 2021 5:43 am

    Atmore was once a quaint, small town. The police department better hammer down before the town goes full Chicago.

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