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APD seeking shooting suspect

The Atmore Police Department is seeking the whereabouts of an individual who was involved in a shooting at a residence on Harris Street tonight, according to officials.

Chief Chuck Brooks said in a release that at approximately 4:27 p.m., the APD received a 911 call to a residence on Harris Street in response to a person being shot.

“APD officers responded to the location and made contact with a male victim with a gunshot wound,” Brooks said. “The male victim was transported to Atmore Community Hospital where he later died.”

Brooks said the APD has identified a person of interest and is currently seeking his whereabouts.

No further information is being released at this time.