Vigil planned for 15-year-old Brighton homicide victim as investigation continues

Vigil planned for 15-year-old Brighton homicide victim as investigation continues
Shooting investigation in Brighton (Source: WBRC)

BRIGHTON, Ala. (WBRC) - A vigil has been planned for a 15-year-old homicide victim as Brighton police continue investigating the fatal shooting.

The victim’s mother says the vigil is scheduled for Friday night at 310 66th Street in Fairfield. It is at 7 p.m.

Police say they arrived to the scene in the 1500 block of Smith Street around 3 p.m. to find a 15-year-old victim suffering a gunshot wound to the head.

The victim, identified as Ke’Marius Scott, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say the incident may have been an accident, but they’re not ruling out other factors yet.

No other details are currently available, but Brighton Police and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department continue their investigation.

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