FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On Thursday, October 16, 2014, Mobile County Sheriff’s Office was called to 10985 Glenwood farms Drive for a shooting. When MCSO deputies arrived on the scene they discovered a red 2005 Sportrac pickup truck wrecked into a tree. In the drivers seat was Billy Joe Earnest, bleeding from a gunshot wound. Also inside Earnest’s vehicle were his grandchildren. Both children WERE NOT injured during the shooting or the accident.
Terry Poole made the call to MCSO dispatch stating he shot his neighbor. Preliminary investigation shows that the two, Poole and Earnest, had an ongoing dispute over destruction of property. Poole was taken into custody and charged with Murder and discharging firearm into an occupied vehicle.
Terry Poole had a bond hearing this morning and was issued a NO BOND.
This investigation is ongoing and there is no further information at this time.
Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs