Foley shooting suspect in custody


UPDATE as of 4:00 PM, June 19, 2018:

Orneal McCaskey has turned himself in to Foley Police. He is being charged with one count of Assault First Degree in the shooting of Akil Figures in Foley yesterday.

UPDATE as of 3:47 PM, June 18, 2018:

Foley Police Department has identified 29-year-old Orneal McCaskey aka "OJ" as the suspect in the shooting of Akil Michael Figures this morning at 635 East Azalea Ave in Foley. The investigation revealed that McCaskey drove to the residence to confront Figures over a female. An argument ensued at the doorway and McCaskey pulled out a handgun and shot Figures at least twice in the lower hip area. After a brief struggle in the house, McCaskey fled the area in a gold or tan colored vehicle. Figures was taken to South Baldwin by private vehicle and later flown to Sacred Heart and has since been released. Orneal McCaskey is wanted for questioning in this case. The public is asked to call Foley Police Department at 251-943-4431 if you know where McCaskey is. He is considered armed and dangerous.