5 suspects in custody after man shot dead in Center Point

18-year-old, William Ayala Torres
18-year-old, William Ayala Torres(Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Oct. 6, 2022 at 8:39 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 7, 2022 at 12:54 PM CDT
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CENTER POINT, Ala. (WBRC) - An 18-year-old has been arrested and charged with capital murder after a man was found shot dead at an apartment complex in Center Point Thursday afternoon.

Deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office were called to an apartment complex off Center Point Parkway just after 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

When they arrived, deputies say they found 23-year-old Calvin Maurice Chambers shot dead.

Deputies say the Metro Area Command Center helped them quickly obtain the description of a suspect vehicle. Using images from Flock cameras in the area, deputies say they were able to locate and stop the vehicle after a short pursuit.

Detectives arrested 18-year-old William Ayala Torres. He has been charged with capital murder and possession of marijuana and his bond has been set at $106,000.00

Four others were arrested in conjunction with the circumstances surrounding the shooting.  A 20-year-old man was arrested and is being charged with felony possession of marijuana 1st degree, while two other men and one woman were arrested and charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana 2nd degree.

The circumstances leading up to the shooting are being investigated.

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