UPDATE: 2nd arrest made in shooting death in Kingston housing community

UPDATE: 2nd arrest made in shooting death in Kingston housing community

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: A second man has been arrested in the shooting death of 34-year-old Douglas Paige. Paige was shot and killed Monday, January 6 in the 4400 block of 9th Avenue North.

The second suspect, 24-year-old Clarence Scroggins, was arrested in the case and is charged with capital murder.

Clarence Scroggins is charged with capital murder
Clarence Scroggins is charged with capital murder (Source: Birmingham Police Dept.)

ORIGINAL: Birmingham police are have arrested a man in connection to a deadly shooting that happened in the Kingston community January 6.

25-year-old Corderious Scroggins has been charged with capital murder for the shooting death of 34-year-old Douglas Paige. He was taken into custody Wednesday February 5.

Officers found Paige, of Fairfield, inside a vehicle unresponsive, suffering from a gunshot wound the morning of January 6, after received a Shot Spotter call to the 4400 block of 9th Avenue North. He was pronounced dead before reaching the hospital.

An investigation revealed that four men, including the victim, were involved in some sort of physical altercation before the victim was able to reach his car.

Investigators say the suspect then fired into the victim’s car before the victim was able to drive away.

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