Atmore man dies from gunshot wound Tuesday

Published 1:44 pm Wednesday, July 26, 2023

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An Atmore man died after suffering a gunshot wound Tuesday afternoon, according to officials.

Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks said in a release that Jatyrain Aquamini Tolbert, 22, of Atmore, was transported to Atmore Community Hospital, and later succumbed to his injuries.

Brooks said on July 25, at approximately 5:05 p.m., APD officers responded to a two-car motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Brooks Lane and King Street.

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“Officers arrived on scene and discovered one of the drivers non responsive due to suffering a gun shot wound,” Brooks said.

Brooks said the APD Criminal Investigative Unit was dispatched to the area, and learned moments before the vehicle crash, gunshots were heard from a nearby residence.

Investigators are currently working the case, and those with any information concerning this case are encouraged to call 251-368-9141.