Man arrested in shooting death near Birmingham party

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man has been arrested in a shooting death near a party in Alabama earlier this month.

Al.com reported that 48-year-old Anthony Marcell Mosley was arrested by Birmingham police Tuesday and charged with murder in the Feb. 2 shooting death of 36-year-old Christopher Lawson.

Lawson was found lying in a ditch next to his motorcycle. Sgt. Johnny Williams said investigators think Lawson had attended a party nearby.

Investigators have not released a motive for the shooting. Witnesses said they heard between five and 10 shots.

It was not known if Mosley has an attorney yet who could comment on the charge.

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