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Suspects in Grayson Valley homicide identified

UPDATE: The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has arrested both suspects in a murder case in Grayson Valley.

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports

GRAYSON VALLEY — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has identified the suspects in a murder case in Grayson Valley.

Detectives are searching for Zackary Durante Danner, 22, of Birmingham. The sheriff’s office obtained warrants against Danner for capital murder and attempted murder.

On Aug. 13, Trussville Police arrested Danner in connection to a stolen vehicle. He posted bond and was released six days before the Grayson Valley shooting.

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Zackary Danner. Photo: Jefferson County Jail.

Kendall Bernard Banks is also charged with capital murder and is being held in the Jefferson County Jail with no bond, in connection to the murder.

Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene of the shooting in the 5400 block of Nottinghill Drive, in Grayson Valley, on Thursday, Aug. 22. When deputies arrived on the scene at 11:44 p.m., they found a man inside the home suffering from a gunshot wound. The man was pronounced dead at 12:10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 23. The wife of the man was taken to a hospital where she is listed in serious condition.

According to Jefferson County Coroner Bill Yates, the man was identified as 35-year-old Michael James Moore.

Kendall Banks. Photo: Jefferson County Jail.

According to detectives, evidence shows some type of domestic dispute occurred and turned into a robbery and shooting.

If you have information on the whereabouts of Danner, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama at (205) 254-7777. You will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward.

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