Report: Alabama Guard Darius Miles Charged With Capital Murder

The junior was reportedly charged in connection with an early Sunday morning shooting. Editors’ Note: This story contains details of gun violence. If you or someone you

know is a survivor of gun violence or is coping and needs to speak with someone, please call 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or visit

https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline. Alabama junior guard Darius Miles was arrested Sunday and charged with capital murder in connection to a deadly shooting

on the Strip in Tuscaloosa, according to Mike Rodak of AL.com.  Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit captain Jack Kennedy told AL.com the shooting occurred at 1:45 a.m. local time

Sunday. A 23-year-old female passenger was in a vehicle in the area of Grace Street and University Boulevard when she was fatally shot. The driver of the vehicle reportedly

continued driving until finding a University of Alabama police officer to assist. Video footage taken by Ryan Phillips of the Tuscaloosa Patch showed Miles being loaded into

a police cruiser in handcuffs Sunday afternoon. The University of Alabama released a statement confirming the arrest. “The University of Alabama’s utmost priority is

the safety and well-being of the campus community,” the statement began. “We are grieved by the incident that occurred near campus last night and extend our deepest condolences to

the victim’s family and friends.