FORESTDALE, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: Jefferson County Sheriff’s detectives obtained warrants regarding the homicide, and a 16-year-old was charged with capital murder. In accordance with Aniah’s Law, the charge currently has no bond.
ORIGINAL: A man is dead after being found shot and killed in Forestdale Tuesday evening.
According to Sheriff Joni Money, deputies were dispatched on reports of a person shot at 5:40 p.m.
Demetrius Knight, 57, of Birmingham, was driving his car when another vehicle reportedly pulled beside him in the 1700 block of Horn Drive and fired shots into the car he was driving.
Knight was then located inside a wrecked car in the 1700 block of Huitt Street and pronounced dead at the scene by medics at 6:06 p.m.
JCSO detectives are investigating this case as a homicide. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450, then dial option two. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777 and remain anonymous.