The past week was all hands on deck for the Gulf Shores Police Department as they investigated a Spring Break shooting and worked to bring those involved to justice.

The City released a statement saying Gulf Shores is a family-friendly destination and police will ensure it stays that way.

“The Mayor, City Council and the residents of Gulf Shores have empowered the police department to aggressively use all law enforcement resources available to identify, apprehend and seek prosecution for persons who have no regard for the sanctity of life and through their callous actions create a risk of injury or death to others,” the City stated.

Two suspects have been arrested in connection to the March 27 shooting that left one person injured.

Gregory D. Tate, III, 18, of Bay Minette, is charged with first-degree assault. Prosecutors believe Tate was the lone gunman after an argument broke out in the parking lot of Surf Style at the intersection of Highway 59 and Beach Boulevard.

Tate was taken into custody and later given a $200,000 bond.

Jaytwon Williams, 18, of Bay Minette, is charged with criminal mischief and disorderly conduct after investigators said he tried to escape the scene by jumping into cars that were passing by.

Police added patrols in the area between Surf Style and The Hangout.

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“We will continue to focus additional resources at the beachfront and to take pro-active measures to emphasize safety for our residents and visitors,” the City stated.

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