Arrest in overnight homicide on 14th Avenue N

14th Avenue homicide.
14th Avenue homicide.(Source: Greg Long/WBRC)
Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 6:13 AM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham police are investigating an overnight homicide.

Police say a man was shot outside an apartment complex around 1:30 a.m. Thursday on 14th Avenue and 20th Street North.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the man as 33-year-old Earnest Moody. Moody was taken to UAB Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say a suspect fired shots from a vehicle and fled the scene. The man later called police and turned himself in.

The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives obtained a warrant for an arrest for 24-year-old Deandre Brantley of Birmingham. Detectives obtained a warrant for Capital Murder.

Deandre Brantley
Deandre Brantley(Birmingham Police Department)

Brantley will be transferred from the Birmingham City Jail to the Jefferson County Jail where he will remain in the custody of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

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