18-year-old charged in connection to fatal shooting, theft of elderly man in Birmingham

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Police Department has charged an 18-year-old man in the fatal shooting of a 78-year-old man back on Aug. 29.

According to police, Lewis Zicarelli was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound in a residence at 8645 9th Court Circle South. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspect, Eric Kindred, was arrested in connection to the theft of Zicarelli’s vehicle. The vehicle was pursued Sept. 11 by Vestavia police.

Kindred has now been charged with capital murder, burglary and theft of property in connection to Zicarelli’s death.

Kindred is in custody at the Jefferson County Jail.

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