UPDATE: Arrest made in shooting death of 17-year-old in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - An 18-year-old has been charged in connection with a deadly shooting that happened January 29.
Andre Marquet Carr, Jr. is in police custody at a hospital while he is being treated for a gunshot wound.
Once he is released, Carr will be taken to the Jefferson County Jail where he will be held without bond.
Birmingham Police were dispatched on January 29 shortly after midnight to Nekoma Drive on a report of a person shot. When they arrived, officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to UAB Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
While officers were en route to Nekoma Drive, another report came in of another person shot on Lake Drive Northeast.
Birmingham Police, along with Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies, arrived at the scene to find 17-year-old Jaylen Andarrius Clark and Carr suffering from gunshot wounds.
Both were taken to UAB Hospital by Center Point Fire and Rescue. Clark died at UAB.
Police say that the preliminary investigation suggests that “the 18-year-old male along with the victim was among a party that went to Nekoma Drive and were involved in a physical altercation with a separate party.”
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