Birmingham man charged with fatally shooting man multiple times

Crime

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Police Department has arrested a man and charged him with a fatal shooting that happened in the 1900 block of 14th Avenue North Thursday morning.

Deandre Brantley, 24, was charged with capital murder with no bond. He was transferred from the Birmingham City Jail to the Jefferson County Jail.

The victim has been identified as 33-year-old Earnest Moody Jr., who died from the injuries sustained during the shooting.

Authorities say that their investigation suggests that the suspect fired shots at the victim from a vehicle before fleeing the scene. Brantley later turned himself in.

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