Man charged with homicide for the shooting death of Birmingham victim in a parking lot

7 month ago

Authorities said that the man arrested in connection with the homicide that occurred at an apartment complex in northeast Birmingham was charged.

The shooting happened on December 20, 2018 in the 3000 block of Panorama Terrace.

Samuel Bernard Smith, 20, allegedly shot dead 32-year-old Kirby Kermit, Jr.

According to police, the victim was found dead in a vehicle outside one of the buildings suffering from several gunshot injuries.

The shooting may likely had taken place into the parking lot from one of the apartments, police said.

Smith is being held in Jefferson County Jail. He is involved in other crimes and was charged with counts of unlawful breaking and entering of cars.