PRICHARD, Ala. (WKRG) — Prichard Police offered new details in the shooting death of the son of local social media star Ophelia Nichols, whose known as Mama Tot on TikTok.
Police said Nichols’ son, Randon Lee, was found with marijuana when he was shot and killed at a gas station Friday night on Saint Stephens Road.
The shooting happened around 7:45 p.m. on Friday, June 24. At the time, police did not identify Lee as the victim, but Nichols said the victim was her son in social media posts and to WKRG.
Nichols said Saturday would have been Lee’s 19th birthday.
In a news conference on Monday, police laid out a sequence of events that led to Lee’s death.
Police say Lee was at a gas station in Prichard, and another car pulled up. A suspect got into his car, and he is seen on surveillance video getting out of Lee’s car holding a gun.
The suspect drove off in a black vehicle, according to authorities.
Prichard Police said Lee sold marijuana to the two suspects in the past. Officials say they are not releasing the names of those suspects at this time.