HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Two men were charged with murder after an incident on Derrick Street in Huntsville on Tuesday.
According to the Huntsville Police Department (HPD), John Brandon Boles, 29, and Ethan Lyn Bates, 20, were charged with murder Friday.
Police say officers arrived on the scene around 9 p.m. with HEMSI taking one victim, later identified as 46-year-old Demetrius King, to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. King’s body was taken to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences in Huntsville where it was found he died from a gunshot wound.
Investigators claim both suspects were driving around when they fired a weapon, leading to King being fatally shot.
Both Boles and Bates were booked into the Madison County Jail.