Arrest made in shooting death of 25 year old in Avondale

Homicide investigation on 2nd Ave S
Published: Apr. 30, 2022 at 8:45 AM CDT|Updated: May. 2, 2022 at 1:12 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting that happened on April 29, 2022, just before 11:00 p.m. at the 4200 block of 2nd Avenue South.


On Monday May 2, Birmingham Police announced the arrest 26-year-old Dmarcco Montez Harris for murder and attempted murder.

Officers thanked community members for making them aware of a video allegedly shared to social media by the suspect in this investigation detailing the aftermath of this shooting incident.

When they arrived on the scene on April 29, police say they found one man unresponsive on the staircase and one man unresponsive on the sidewalk. The man on the staircase was pronounced dead on scene, and the one on the sidewalk was taken to UAB Hospital with life threatening injuries according to BPD.

Birmingham Police identified the victim as Roderick Mariachi Williams Jr, 25, of Birmingham.

Police say a third man was at the scene, uninjured. Preliminary investigation suggests that a fight took place between the three men. The third man has been taken into custody as a person of interest.

It is unclear if the third person was Dmarcco Harris.

Harris is currently in the custody of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office with a $2,000,000 Bond.

Anyone with relevant information to this case is encouraged to call BPD at (205) 254-1764 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777.


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