Spanish Fort man charged in Bay Minette shooting


BAY MINETTE, Alabama — A Spanish Fort man has been charged in the July 20 shooting in a Bay Minette neighborhood.

According to a release issued Saturday by the Baldwin County Major Crimes Unit, 29-year-old Tyler Cardarius McCryndle of Spanish Fort turned himself in during the early morning hours of July 24 and is being held on no bond pending a hearing next week.

A warrant had been issued for McCryndle on murder charges after Bay Minette Police were dispatched to the area of West Ellis Street during the night of July 20 to investigate a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers located Robert Nell Mims-Daniels suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The Baldwin County Major Crimes Unit was activated to investigate this incident, and investigators “worked day and night following many leads until a suspect was identified,” according to the release.

“Our thoughts are with Mr. Daniels’ family. The Baldwin County Major Crimes Unit will continue to work with the Bay Minette Police Department and the Baldwin County District Attorney’s Office to bring justice and closure to those impacted by this crime.”

Anyone with information regarding the death of Robert Mims-Daniels is encouraged to contact the Baldwin County Major Crimes Unit at 251-580-2559 or by email at