Shooting on Pine View Road ruled justifiable; homeowner won’t face charges

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – No charges will be filed against the homeowner who shot and killed a 37-year-old on Pine View Road, according to Birmingham police spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards.

Jake Nelson was shot and killed in the early evening of July 25 in the 1200 block of Pine View Road.

Edwards says homicide investigators presented the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office. Edwards says the district attorney’s office decided no charges will be filed. Evidence gathered during the investigation rendered the death of the victim as justifiable, according to Edwards.

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