Category Archives: Alabama

Killed – Joe Edward Ross (Jasper, AL)

Joe Edward Ross

A man died after getting shot and running his vehicle into a tree while fleeing from the scene Monday night, Jasper police confirmed.

Police Chief Connie Rowe said the shooting happened on 29th Street East in downtown Jasper around 10:30 p.m. July 22.

Chief Rowe said after the shooting, the victim tried to flee in his vehicle, but ran into a tree.

“The shooting and accident resulted in the death of a 31-year-old black male of Jasper,” Chief Rowe said.

He has been identified as Joe Edward Ross.

http://www.myfoxal.com/story/22910823/jasper-police-identify-man-killed-in-shooting-wreck

http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2013/07/jasper_man_shot_to_death.html

http://www.wset.com/story/22910332/a-shooting-in-downtown-jasper-leaves-one-man-dead

http://www.abc27.com/story/22910332/a-shooting-in-downtown-jasper-leaves-one-man-dead

Killed – Christopher Leon Johnson (Birmingham, AL)

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – A man shot to death in Birmingham earlier this week has been identified.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office today identified the victim as Christopher Leon Johnson, 44, of Birmingham. Johnson was fatally shot Sunday northwest of downtown.

Birmingham police just before midnight were dispatched to the 1100 block of John J Eagan Drive to investigate a traffic accident. When they arrived on the scene, they found Johnson inside a white Chevrolet pickup truck that had crashed into a chain link fence.

Officers learned Johnson had been fatally shot before the crash. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The victim was discovered at approximately 11:56 p.m. at 1141 John J Eagan Drive, the police department said. His identity has not yet been released.

 

http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2013/07/authorities_identify_man_shot_1.html

http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2013/07/police_investigating_fatal_sho_1.html

http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2013/02/police_identify_shooting_victi_1.html

 

Killed – Nathaniel Taylor (Birmingham, AL)

Nathaniel Taylor

Birmingham Police are investigating the shooting death of a 38-year-old Birmingham man.

Officers were called out at 12:30 a.m. Saturday morning to 1721 26th Street Ensley. Police found Nathaniel Taylor suffering from a gunshot wound and unresponsive. Taylor was transported to U.A.B. Hospital where he later died.

Justin Quinn and Carlos Pickett are charged with capital murder in the case. They are being held without bond.

http://www.myfoxal.com/story/22892019/19-year-old-man-in-custody-after-the-overnight-shooting-death-of-a-birmingham-man

http://www.al.com/news/birmingham/index.ssf/2014/12/justin_quinn_sentenced_in_2013.html

http://www.al.com/news/birmingham/index.ssf/2014/08/attorney_for_dolomite_man_char.html

http://www.myfoxal.com/story/22892019/two-charged-in-shooting-death-in-birmingham

http://birmingham.suntimes.com/bir-news/7/122/50208/justin-quinn-sentenced-in-2013-shooting-death-in-ensley-charge-dismissed-against-co-defendant

http://obits.al.com/obituaries/birmingham/obituary.aspx?pid=166051002

Killed – Montez Leatherwood (Birmingham, AL)

Montez Leatherwood

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) –
A 19-year-old suspect has been arrested in connection to a deadly shooting in Ensley.

Marlon Arrington of Birmingham is accused of shooting 24-year-old Montez Leatherwood to death on July 18. He is charged with capital murder.

Leatherwood was found dead, shot several times, inside his white Cadillac at 500 35th Street Ensley around 4 a.m.

Arrington is now in custody of the Jefferson County Jail on no bond. At the time of the shooting, police did not release a motive for the killing.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 24-year-old Montez Deantwan Leatherwood, 24. Leatherwood was found dead about 3:50 a.m. Authorities said he had been shot multiple times.

 

http://www.ktre.com/story/23582488/man-charged-with-capital-murder-in-ensley-shooting

http://www.wset.com/story/23582545/birmingham-teen-charged-in-july-18-murder-of-24-year-old-man

http://www.myfoxal.com/story/22872974/birmingham-police-investigating-new-homcide

http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2013/07/birminghams_latest_murder_vict_4.html

http://www.abc3340.com/story/22872289/man-found-dead-in-a-car-in-ensley

http://obits.al.com/obituaries/birmingham/obituary.aspx?pid=166050980

Double Shooting – Wounded – Man (Huntsville, AL)

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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Huntsville police have released the name of a man killed in a shooting on Monticello Drive Monday night.

Police said 27-year-old John Kenneth Colvin was killed after gunfire was exchanged between two offenders and three men around 10 p.m. that night.

A surviving victim was treated for his non-life-threatening injury at Huntsville Hospital after being shot in the leg. Police say this is the 16th homicide this year.

http://blog.al.com/breaking/2013/07/huntsville_police_identify_man_1.html

http://whnt.com/2013/07/17/huntsville-police-identify-monticello-drive-shooting-victim/

http://www.waff.com/story/22866786/victim-identified-in-huntsville-shooting

http://blog.al.com/breaking/2013/11/electronic_monitoring_ordered.html

http://blog.al.com/breaking/2013/07/6_shootings_in_less_than_2_wee.html

Double Shooting – Killed – John Kenneth Colvin (Huntsville, AL)

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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Huntsville police have released the name of a man killed in a shooting on Monticello Drive Monday night.

Police said 27-year-old John Kenneth Colvin was killed after gunfire was exchanged between two offenders and three men around 10 p.m. that night.

A surviving victim was treated for his non-life-threatening injury at Huntsville Hospital after being shot in the leg. Police say this is the 16th homicide this year.

http://blog.al.com/breaking/2013/07/huntsville_police_identify_man_1.html

http://whnt.com/2013/07/17/huntsville-police-identify-monticello-drive-shooting-victim/

http://www.waff.com/story/22866786/victim-identified-in-huntsville-shooting

http://blog.al.com/breaking/2013/11/electronic_monitoring_ordered.html

http://blog.al.com/breaking/2013/07/6_shootings_in_less_than_2_wee.html

Double Shooting – Killed – Jerry Kyandre Little (Tuscaloosa, AL)

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A failed drug transaction led to a gunfight that left one man dead and another hospitalized Monday night, authorities said.

Jerry Kyandre Little, 20, died after the shooting on 43rd Court, Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit commander Sgt. Dale Phillips said.

Others at the scene cooperated with investigators, which led to the arrest of Jeffery Dwayne Jackson, 34. Shots were fired around 8:15 p.m. during a disagreement about a drug deal, Phillips said.

Jackson was struck in the stomach with a bullet was treated at DCH Regional Medical Center for a wound that was not life-threatening.

He was charged with murder after being released from the hospital Monday night. He remained in the Tuscaloosa County Jail Tuesday with bail set at $75,000.

http://crime.blogs.tuscaloosanews.com/15653/investigators-deadly-shooting-followed-failed-drug-transaction/

http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20130715/NEWS/130719839/1291/sports?Title=1-dead-another-wounded-in-gunfight-in-west-Tuscaloosa

http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20130718/news/130719759

http://www.myfoxal.com/story/22855837/1-killed-1-injured-in-tuscaloosa-shooting

http://www.wset.com/story/22854095/man-charged-in-tuscaloosa-shooting

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/tuscaloosa/obituary.aspx?n=jerry-kyandre-little&pid=165934596&fhid=10192

http://blog.al.com/tuscaloosa/2013/07/man_charged_with_murder_after_2.html