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UPDATE: Police Tie Capital Murder Suspect to Knight Road Shooting

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Anthony Ray Battle, 27 (Photo: Madison County Metro Jail)

Anthony Ray Battle, 27 (Photo: Madison County Metro Jail)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police have tied a capital murder suspect to a deadly shooting that happened Friday night.

Tuesday, police released details about the arrest of Anthony Ray Battle, who has been held in the Madison County Metro Jail since Saturday.

Police say Battle is charged in the shooting in the 4300 block of Knight Road on Friday, January 17.  Timothy Smith, 54 died the next morning at Huntsville Hospital.

Battle is charged with two counts of capital murder.  Police say this is because the murder occurred during a burglary and because Battle shot into an occupied dwelling.

Police say they expect to make further arrests in this case, and continue their investigation.

Battle is being held in the Madison County Metro Jail without bond.