From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department announced the arrest of a man wanted in connection to a Feb. 6, 2020 murder.
Melvin Charles Morris, 44, of Montgomery, was captured in Nashville, Tenn., by U.S. Marshals. Morris is charged with capital murder and attempted murder.
Birmingham Police said Morris is the suspect in a home invasion that ended in the shooting death of Devonte Reddick, 27, of Birmingham. Officers were called to the scene at 1148 Dogwood Lane, around 6:30 a.m. The victim was found dead in the front yard of the residence. He had been shot. A second shooting victim was found inside the home and was taken to UAB Hospital for treatment.
Carol Robinson with al.com reported the second victim was Reddick’s pregnant girlfriend. She delivered the baby at full term the day after the shooting and the baby survived.
Morris was extradited back to Birmingham and will be held in the Jefferson County Jail with no bond.