17-year-old arrested in Birmingham’s third homicide investigation of 2021

52-year-old man was killed

17-year-old arrested in Birmingham’s third homicide investigation of 2021

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: Birmingham police say a 17-year-old is the suspect in the murder of a 52-year-old man.

Detectives presented information gathered on the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office for review. A Murder Warrant was obtained for the defendant’s arrest. The defendant will be held in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail on a $100,000 bond.

ORIGINAL: Birmingham police are investigating a Sunday night fatal shooting on Warrior Road.

Police say they were dispatched to the 2100 block of Warrior Road at approximately 8:45 p.m. on reports of a person shot.

Arriving officers found the victim lying unresponsive in the parking lot of an apartment complex suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim, who has been identified as 52-year-old Brian Keith Fleming, died at the scene.

This is the city’s third homicide of 2021.

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