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Darius Miles, an Alabama men’s basketball player, and another man were charged this sunday january 15 capital murder after allegedly related to a shooting near campus that left a 23-year-old woman dead.
As a result, Miles was booked into the Tuscaloosa County Jail around 6:45 p.m. ET. of this sunday, according to information released by ESPN. Additionally, in a statement on Sunday, the university said Miles, a junior reserve forward from Washington, DC, is no longer on the team.
Secondly, Tuscaloosa Police Captain Jack Kennedy revealed that he said shooting occurred early Sunday morning on the University Blvd Strip. close to campus. In addition to this, he reported that the person who lost her life was Jamea Harris, from the Birmingham area.
The defendants were Miles, 21, and Michael Lynn Davis, 20, of Charles County, Maryland, under the charge of capital murder, the same arose because the death involved shooting at a vehicle, Kennedy said.
“At this time, it appears the sole motive was a minor altercation these individuals had with the victim while on the Strip.”Kennedy said at a news conference Sunday night.
Also, Captain Kennedy He did not want to give details about who fired the gun, but he did emphasize that one of the two was injured. and was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at a local hospital.
“The University of Alabama’s highest priority is the safety and well-being of the campus community”, reads the statement. “We are saddened by the incident that occurred near campus last night and extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim. ”
The exWashington, D.C. junior reserve forwardThousands, he had participated in six games this season and the last played for fourth-ranked Crimson Tide on December 20, 2022scored two points in Alabama’s 84-64 win over Jackson State.
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