Madison Police Charge Two in Murder

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L to R: Mario Twitty, Labrian Scruggs (Photos: Madison Police Dept.)

MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Madison Police have arrested two people and charged them in Wednesday’s deadly at an apartment complex on Flagstone Drive.

The victim, Bradley Antwon Hayes, 27, was shot in the chest by a small-caliber handgun. He was rushed to Huntsville Hospital where he died.

Madison Police investigated several leads through the afternoon into the night along with Huntsville Police and Madison County Sheriff’s deputies. They arrested Mario Xavier Twitty, 19, of Madison, and Labrian Lashun Scruggs, 21, of Huntsville.

Both Twitty and Scruggs are charged with murder. They are being held in the Madison County Metro Jail on $75,000 bond each.

Police continue the investigation but say it appears Hayes was shot during a drug deal and attempted robbery. Police recovered some marijuana and the gun believed to have been used in the shooting.