Early Sunday, multiple reports surfaced that Mobile Police have confirmed nine people were shot near the annual "Moon Pie over Mobile" event in downtown Mobile shortly before midnight.

Revelers were gathered in Mobile's downtown to usher in the 2023 new year.

According to Darwin Singleton of Mobile's NBC 15, there was at least one fatality.

Footage from around social media showed a chaotic scene near the event.

The shooting reportedly occurred near the 200 block of Dauphin Street, where an estimated "thousands" were gathered.

Jeff Poor is the executive editor of 1819 News and host of "The Jeff Poor Show," heard Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon on Mobile's FM Talk 106.5. To connect or comment, email jeff.poor@1819News.com or follow him on Twitter @jeff_poor.

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