Suspect in Sunday homicide arrested, charged with capital murder

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Birmingham police arrested and charged a suspect with capital murder in connection with the shooting death of Arthur Mills, who was killed Sunday while trying to help a neighbor who was getting robbed.

Davarius McGee, 22, is charged with capital murder, first-degree robbery and attempted murder. The robbery and attempted murder charge carry bonds totaling $120,000. The capital murder charge carries no bond.

Birmingham police spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards says officers with the East Precinct located and got behind a Hyundai Sonata that was taken in a carjacking on June 11.

Police followed the car and apprehended McGee, who fled from the car on foot. Edwards says a couple items taken in the burglary were found. The items belong to Mills’ neighbor.

Anyone with information pertaining to the case should contact the Birmingham Police Department Homicide Unit at (205) 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777.

Copyright 2014 WIAT 42 News

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