Teenager arrested for Sept. homicide in west B’ham

Published: Dec. 27, 2018 at 5:21 PM CST
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BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -Birmingham police have arrested a suspect in connection to a September homicide.

Police say 18-year-old Terry Lee Skanes, of Birmingham, has been charged with capital murder and attempted murder. The homicide happened on September 8 in the 2400 block of Steiner Court Southwest.

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Marquez Jaquese Green, 21, of Homewood.

Terry Skanes (Source: Birmingham City Jail)
Terry Skanes (Source: Birmingham City Jail)((Source: WBRC))

Police say Green and a friend were sitting in a car when someone drove up and started shooting at them.

Green was shot in the back and pronounced dead at UAB Hospital at 12:51 a.m. The friend was shot in the arm.

Police say Skanes was in possession of a stolen vehicle, drugs and a firearm at the time of his arrest.

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