48-year-old man shot and killed after argument in B’ham home

48-year-old man shot and killed after argument in B’ham home
(Source: wwbt/nbc12)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Police are investigating, after a man was found shot to death on a living room floor Sunday evening.

The Jefferson County Coroner identified the victim as 48-year-old Jermaine Demarico Johnson of Birmingham.

Officers responded to calls of a person shot in the 3000 block of Chase Lane around 5:50 p.m. Upon arrival they discovered the victim lying unresponsive on the floor. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

After the investigation officers learned that a verbal argument had taken place leading up to the shooting. The suspect remained at the scene and was taken into custody.

It is believed the incident was domestic in nature.

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