Atmore man arrested for shooting into residence Oct. 20

Published 10:31 am Tuesday, November 8, 2022

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An Atmore man was arrested Monday in reference to a shots fired into a residence call that occurred on Oct. 20, according to the Atmore Police Department.

Public Information Officer Sgt. Darrell McMann said Layton Frye, 18, of Atmore, was transported to the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton after investigators were able to obtain evidence that he was allegedly at the scene during the incident. McMann added that Frye denied that he was present at the scene.

McMann said on Oct. 20, APD officers responded to the 100 block of Crow Street in reference to shots being fired into a residence.

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“When officers arrived, they discovered several spent shell casings in the street in front of the residence believed to have been fired from a handgun,” McMann said. “There were no injuries and there were no witnesses present at the scene.”

McMann said Frye, the driver, was driving a red Chevrolet sedan.

McMann said the case remains open and additional arrests are possible.