A man has been arrested for allegedly shooting into a crowd killing one person.
Around 9 p.m. on March 12, an SUV approached a crowd in Autaugaville, Alabama, according to the Autauga County Sheriff’s Office. Shots were fired from the vehicle at the crowd that was having a social gathering.
Several pedestrians returned fire, according to the sheriff’s office.
When the shooting ended, four people were hit. Three had non-life-threatening injuries and one person was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. That victim, Cameron Motley, was then taken to another hospital, where he late died.
Investigators identified Jermichael Nixon, 21, as a suspect and he was arrested this week. He was charged with murder, second-degree assault and discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling.
Police did not say what led to the shooting.
Nixon is being held in jail on $590,000 bond.