An SUV Pulled Up Next To A Social Gathering And Opened Fire. When It Ended, One Person Was Dead.

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Source: MEGA; Autauga County Sheriff’s Office

Apr. 2 2022, Published 1:04 p.m. ET

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A man has been arrested for allegedly shooting into a crowd killing one person.

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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.

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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.

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Police did not say what led to the shooting.

Nixon is being held in jail on $590,000 bond.

alabama shooting
Source: MEGA; Autauga County Sheriff’s Office

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