Third suspect arrested, charged with capital murder of Tuscaloosa man

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE (10 A.M.): The third suspect has been identified as Ledell Tavari Jackson, 20. He has been charged with capital murder and is held on no bond.

UPDATE (12/10/19): A third arrest has been made in connection to Sunday night’s shooting. According to Capt. Jack Kennedy, the third suspect has been charged with capital murder.

The suspect will be transported from the violent crimes unit to the Tuscaloosa County Jail.

The identity of the suspect has not been released at this time.

Check back for updates.

UPDATE (10:20 p.m.) Jacorri Keandre Spencer, 21, and Geunte Dayshaun Constant, 23, have been charged with Garner’s murder.

Spencer was charged with murder and first-degree robbery with a combined bond of $210,000. Constant was charged with first-degree hindering prosecution with a $15,000 bond.

“It was determined that the victim was shot and killed during the process of an armed robbery,” a release that was sent out Monday night stated. 

UPDATE (8 a.m.): The victim has been identified in Sunday night’s shooting at The Legacy at Country Club Apartments.

The victim, 21-year-old Darius Garner, was found suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to DCH, but later succumbed to his injury despite life-saving efforts.

The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit has assumed the case and has worked the case throughout the night.

Tuscaloosa VCU asks that if anyone has information on this incident, they are asked to contact the violent crimes unit at 205-464-8690 or call the Tuscaloosa Police Department at 205-349-2121.


According to Capt. Jack Kennedy of the Tuscaloosa Police Department Violent Crimes Unit, a call came in around 10 p.m. of shots fired on the 1600 block of Mimosa Park Road near the Legacy at Country Club Apartments.

When crews arrived at the scene they found that a victim, a 21-year-old, was shot and had died from their injuries.

The Tuscaloosa VCU is looking for witnesses.

No other information has been released at this time.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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