U.S. Marshals apprehend wanted Atmore man in Texas

Published 1:29 pm Monday, January 18, 2021

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Atmore police officials said today the suspect wanted in connection with the alleged shooting of another on Nov. 27, 2020, was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Austin, Texas, on Jan. 14, 2021.


Chief Chuck Brooks said Rodarious Dailey, of Atmore, will be extradited back to Alabama.

According to Atmore Advance archives, on Nov. 27, the APD received a 911 call to a residence on Harris Street in response to a person being shot. 

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Brooks said APD officers responded to the location and made contact with a male victim with a gunshot wound to the upper body.

The male victim was transported to Atmore Community Hospital where he later died, Brooks said in a release.

Brooks said the victim was 17 years old of Atmore.

“Atmore police learned from witnesses at the scene the male victim was sitting in the back seat of a vehicle parked at the above address when a lone suspect entered the property,” he said. “APD investigators were told the gunman then fired into the car striking the victim.”