From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM – The Birmingham Police Department reports an arrest has been made in connection to the murder of 52-year-old Brian Keith Fleming, who was murdered on Jan. 3, 2021.
The suspect has been identified as a 17-year-old juvenile from Birmingham, according to a press release from the department. Police say the suspect’s identity will be withheld due to the age of the defendant.
Detectives presented information gathered on the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office for review, and murder warrant were obtained shortly thereafter.
The juvenile defendant will be held in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail on a $100,000 bond.
The homicide investigation began on Jan. 3, when West Precinct officers responded to 2108 Warrior road on reports of a person down. Officers arrived on the scene where they located Fleming lying unresponsive in the parking lot of an apartment complex. He was suffering from a gunshot wound.
Fleming was later pronounced dead at the scene.