2 charged with murder in deadly Sheffield shooting

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SHEFFIELD, Ala. - Police said they have charged two people with murder in connection with a deadly shooting that happened on New Year's Day.

Jordan Terry Gardner was arrested in connection with the death of James Darrell McDaniel. On Friday, Sheffield Police announced they also arrested Francis Marion in connection.

Both Gardner and Marion are charged with first-degree murder and first-degree burglary. Both suspects are in jail on a $200,000 bond.

McDaniel was shot in the area of Manning Homes on Jan. 1. Police said they responded to a robbery call and found McDaniel lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. He was airlifted to Huntsville Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Police said Gardner and Marion ran from the area after the shooting and police searched the woods and the river nearby, but were not able to find the suspects. They later found Gardner at an apartment near the scene of the shooting and took him into custody.

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