From The Tribune staff reports
JEFFERSON COUNTY — A man is charged with murder after a shooting in east Jefferson County on Monday, April 12, 2021.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said Andrew Lawrence, 31, was killed when someone shot into a white Cadillac sedan in the 1100 block of Florentine Circle. The shooting happened around 4:52 p.m.
Deputies arrived on the scene and learned the victim had been waiting for a ride at an apartment complex when the suspect arrived at the location.
“The victim and the suspect were acquainted through relationships with a female witness,” said Sgt. Joni Money. “When the suspect saw the victim, he produced a gun and fired at the Cadillac as the victim attempted to leave with the two additional witnesses. ”
The victim, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was struck by a bullet and was pronounced dead a short time later.
Investigators interviewed witnesses and look 27-year-old Tarrell Reishon McCarter-Craig into custody. He was being held in the Jefferson County Jail on a murder charge. His bond was set at $50,000.