Shooting victim dies at Center Point gas station, man charged with capital murder

Published: Oct. 8, 2021 at 7:14 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 8, 2021 at 12:19 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the shooting death of a man in Center Point Friday morning.

The sheriff’s office says they received a call around 5:30 a.m. about a person shot.

48-year-old Anthony Raynard Grayson was located at the Bama gas station on Center Point Parkway where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators believe Grayson was shot nearby at the Charter East Apartments and was transported to the convenience store.

During the investigation, detectives were able to develop a suspect. Patrol and K-9 Units started a search and around 9:30 a.m. 39-year-old Terrell Maurice Watts was taken into custody and questioned by detectives.

Terrell Maurice Watts
Terrell Maurice Watts(Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)

Watts was transported to the Jefferson County Jail in Birmingham and was booked in at 11:45 a.m. on the charge of capital murder.

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