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Teen charged with capital murder in Huntsville shooting

Police said the 18-year-old suspect was arrested Friday.

Posted: Jun 11, 2021 5:40 PM

The Huntsville Police Department has charged a man with capital murder in the death of Jaylen King.

Police said the 18-year-old suspect was arrested Friday. The department said it is not releasing his identity due to his age.

King, 23, was found in a vehicle in the 4,500 block of Bob Wallace Avenue suffering from a gunshot wound on May 7. He was pronounced dead at Huntsville Hospital.

Police investigators believe the murder was drug-related, according to a news release.

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