23 year old charged with capital murder in Brighton shooting that killed teen

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BRIGHTON, Ala. (WIAT) — A 23-year-old man has been charged with capital murder in connection to the shooting death of 18-year-old Tyshun Tyree Miller.

Kelvin Andre Edwards is charged with capital murder and is being held without bond.

Brighton police officers responded to the 1400 block of Clay Street to a call of shots fired on March 18. Upon arrival, officers found Miller had been shot. He was transported to UAB where he was pronounced dead, said Brighton Chief of Police Ray Hubbart.

Brighton police also said a person of interest turned himself into the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department Bessemer Division at approximately 11 p.m. that evening. He was later transported to the Brighton City Jail.

On Monday at 4:30 p.m., police signed a Capital Murder Warrant against Kelvin Andre Edwards, Jr., 23, who has no bond on the charge. Additional warrants are reportedly pending, and the investigation continues for additional suspects in the case.

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