University of Alabama basketball player among 2 arrested for fatal shooting of woman

University of Alabama basketball player among 2 arrested for fatal shooting of woman

A College of Alabama basketball participant was arrested for the capturing demise of a lady close to the Tuscaloosa campus early Sunday.

Darius Miles, 21, was busted together with 20-year-old Michael Lynn Davis for allegedly opening hearth at a automobile in an space close to campus generally known as “The Strip” round 1:45 a.m., the native ABC Information affiliate station reported.

One of many passengers, 23-year-old passenger Jamea Jonae Harris, was struck by a bullet and died, cops mentioned.

One of many suspects was struck by a bullet and injured when somebody within the different automobile opened hearth. It was not clear which suspect was shot.

Investigators believed the 2 events had gotten right into a minor argument alongside The Strip earlier than the bullets flew.

Michael Lynn Davis, 20, who isn’t affiliated with the college was additionally arrested on capital homicide costs. TPD

Miles, who’s from Washington D.C., is a junior on the College of Alabama and performed ahead for the college’s basketball group. He was reportedly benched through the group’s recreation towards Louisiana State College Saturday resulting from an ankle harm.

The college kicked Miles off the group following the information of his homicide arrest, it mentioned in an announcement.

“We had been made conscious of the latest cost towards student-athlete Darius Miles; he has been faraway from campus and is not a member of the Alabama males’s basketball group,” the college mentioned.

The varsity can also be providing counseling providers for college kids.

Neither Harris nor Davis are affiliated with the college.

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