Posted on September 3, 2019

17-Year-Old Arrested for Football Game Shooting, Charged with 9 Counts of Attempted Murder

Jessica Taloney, WKRG, August 31, 2019

Mobile police have arrested a teenager in connection to a shooting at Ladd Peebles Stadium on Friday night. Police have updated the number of shooting victims to nine.

Deangelo Parnell, 17, is charged with nine counts of attempted murder, according to a spokesperson for the Mobile Police Department. He turned himself into police early Saturday morning. Parnell is a student at LeFlore High School.

The shots were fired in the concourse of the stadium near the end of the LeFlore vs. Williamson High School football game. {snip}


Battiste said the shooting stemmed from a fight, and Parnell pulled out a gun and started “indiscriminately shooting.” Some of the victims have been released from the hospital, but it is not clear how many.