Press Release 130-Two Arrested in Shooting of 15-Year-Old/Seeking to Identify Another Suspect

Press Release 130-Two Arrested in Shooting of 15-Year-Old/Seeking to Identify Another Suspect

Two arrested in shooting of 15-year-old

Seek to identify an additional suspect

Birmingham Police Department reports an arrest has been made in the shooting of a 15-year-old injured in the Morell Todd housing community. The incident occurred on June 29, 2022. Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying another suspect involved in this incident.

The suspects have been identified as:

Omar Smith, (19), b/m, from Birmingham, Alabama. Smith was charged with two counts of discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling and attempted murder. (Obligation of $300,000)

Martez Jefferson, (19), b/m, from Birmingham, Alabama. Jefferson was charged with two counts of discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling and attempted murder. (Obligation of $750,000)

Detectives are working to identify the man in the red t shirt depicted in the photos. If you have any information related to the case, please contact the BPD Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777. Anonymous information may also be submitted to Crime Stoppers via the Birmingham Police Service mobile app on Android or IOS devices. If your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

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