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Keith Edwards (Photo: Huntsville Police)

Keith Edwards (Photo: Huntsville Police)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have arrested a second man in the Sept. murder of a man at a residence on Polk Drive.

Joseph McBride, 38, was killed in a shooting on Polk Drive on Sept. 18.

Huntsville Police Department Major Crimes Investigators arrested Keith Demarc Edwards, 23, Tuesday and charged him in the murder. He is the second man charged in the murder. Nathaniel Smith was arrested on Sept. 25 and charged in connection to McBride’s murder.

Investigators say Edwards and Nathaniel Smith shot McBride in the yard of a home on Polk Drive then fled the scene and abandoned their vehicle in the county.