MOBILE, AL. (THECOUNT) — Mobile, Alabama man, Taheed King, has been identified as the victim in a fatal shooting in Mobile late Saturday morning.

“Yank” King, 23, was found suffering from gunshot injuries in what police are calling a homicide on Knollwood Drive just before noon on Saturday.


According to police, on Saturday at approximately 11:57 a.m. officers responded to Knollwood Apartments at 1651 Knollwood Drive following the report of shots fired, reports Fox10TV.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a male victim down outside suffering from a gunshot wound.

Yank ws pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.


Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved young man:

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