Man Killed in Shooting 5 Miles From Campus, 2 People Charged

Conor Merrick | Editor-in-Chief | cpm2022@jagmail.southalabama.edu

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Update: Two people have been arrested in connection to the shooting at the Stadium Bar near Airport Boulevard and Interstate 65. 27-year-old Lecarey Lett was arrested and charged with murder and firing a weapon into a unoccupied vehicle Tues. Sept. 21. The following day, 27-year-old Tyler Pettway was also arrested and charged with murder, according to a press release from Mobile Police Department.

Update: Investigators have released footage of the suspect and his vehicle to the public. Call Mobile police at 251-208-7211 to provide any information that may help identify the suspect.

Video Footage: Mobile Police/Fox10

A 22-year-old man was shot and killed outside the Stadium Sports bar on Airport Boulevard 5 miles from campus.

Police responded to a call of shots fired at 3156 Airport Blvd. around 10 p.m. Sept.11. First responders found the victim, Kelon M. Foster, in the parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds. 

Foster was brought to a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries, according to a press release from the Mobile Police Department. This is an ongoing homicide investigation and police are currently looking for the suspect. As of now, no arrests have been made. 

The Vanguard reached out to the Stadium Sports bar but wasn’t able to make contact by the time of publication. 

Fox 10 News spoke with the manager of the bar while on the scene who told them everything is caught on tape and the footage has been given to investigators, according to the article

There is a sign on the front of the building indicating the parking lot is under surveillance, the Vanguard saw after going to the parking lot in question.

Photo of sign warning customers they are under surveillance

A camera crew from the A&E show “The First 48” was on the scene with investigators, Fox 10 News wrote in a separate article

Anyone with information pertaining to the case is encouraged to call Mobile police at 251-208-7211.