Three men indicted in shooting death of 8-year-old at Riverchase Galleria

Three men indicted in shooting death of 8-year-old at Riverchase Galleria
8-year-old Royta Giles was shot and killed inside the Riverchase Galleria in July 2020. (Source: WBRC)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Three men accused in a shooting at the Riverchase Galleria on July 3 were indicted by a grand jury Tuesday.

Montez Coleman, King Williams, and Demetrius Dewayne Jackson face capital murder charges in the shooting that killed 8-year-old Royta Giles and hurt three others.

Police say a verbal altercation on the first level near the food court led to the shooting. Three others were injured.

Investigators testified Coleman fired a shot and Jackson and Williams fired back, hitting the three victims.

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