Four men charged in fatal retaliatory shooting linked to murder of ex-NFL player

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December 25 2021 12:00 am

Four men have been formally charged with capital murder and kidnapping 1st degree after being arrested by authorities on Wednesday, according to a release from Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. 

Aeriol Barbee, 27; Myzel Arbuckle, 22; Cortez Johnson-Clark, 24; and Jalen McIntyre, 21, are all facing charges linked to Darryl Thomas, who was shot multiple times and left near a dump in Lipscomb, Ala. 

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Police believe the reported murder was retaliation for the slaying of former Green Bay Packer and Alabama Native Carlos Gray on Monday. 

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CBS 42 will bring you more information as it becomes available. 

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