Man killed, 2 women shot in connection to altercation at motorcycle club; suspect arrested

Published: Feb. 26, 2022 at 6:55 AM CST|Updated: Mar. 18, 2022 at 5:49 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation after a man was shot and killed at a motorcycle club.

Police say two women also suffered gunshot wounds.

BPD said on Saturday, February 26, just before 1 a.m., officers were dispatched to a person shot call at Tru-Riders Motorcycle Club.

The victim has been identified as Navari Deon Jones, 38, of Bessemer, Alabama.

Police identified the suspect as 44-year-old Ernando Dorsey.

Ernando Dorsey.
Ernando Dorsey.(Source: Birmingham Police)

On Monday, March 7, Birmingham Police Detectives presented information on the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office.

Police say after an assessment of the information, detectives obtained the following warrants: murder ($1,500,000 bond), 2 counts of attempted murder ($60,000 bond on each charge), and third-degree domestic violence assault ($3,000 bond).

On Friday, March 18, The United States Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force took Dorsey into custody in Calera, Alabama.

Police say Dorsey is currently in the custody of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

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According to a press release from Birmingham Police Department, police said during this time, a BPD officer heard a car crash in the 1700 block of 1st Avenue North. The driver’s vehicle collided with two parked vehicles. Upon further investigation, the officer noticed the driver, a female, of the vehicle was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

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Birmingham Fire and Rescue (BFR) personnel arrived on the scene and transported the female victim to UAB Hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

BFR pronounced the male victim, Navari Deon Jones, dead on the scene.

Officers also learned an additional female victim arrived to UAB Hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Police said the preliminary investigation suggests an altercation ensued inside of the motorcycle club prior to the suspect firing shots.

BPD asks if there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.


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