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Suspect in fatal Homewood hit and run formally charged

Published: Jan. 19, 2022 at 8:03 AM CST
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HOMEWOOD, Ala. (WBRC) - Homewood Police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit by a car and fatally injured on Barbers Court Wednesday morning.

The victim has been identified as 28-year-old Emery Jherrille Barnes.

According to Homewood PD the driver left the scene but returned shortly after and was held for questioning.

The driver has been identified as 30-year-old Bernard Kartez Harris of Birmingham. He is being charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident and held at the Jefferson County Jail on a $15,00 bond.

This is an ongoing investigation. Please check back for updates.

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