One of the most tragic cases of 2023 has been a hot topic in recent days in Alabama and even across the United States.

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News outlets all over have been talking about this case.

Police in Tuscaloosa have charged former University of Alabama basketball player Darius Miles and one other man with capital murder after an early morning shooting on the Tuscaloosa Strip that left Jamea Harris of Birmingham dead.

Both Davis and Miles Release Statements

So far, what we know is that court documents filed say that Miles provided the handgun used to fatally shoot a woman on the Tuscaloosa Strip Sunday morning but did not fire the bullet that killed her.

Also, a defense attorney for Michael Davis has stated that Davis isn't the "bad guy" in this case and intends to vigorously defend himself.

Possible Outcomes

During an interview with Townsquare Media's DreDay, Alabama Attorney Steven Mezrano of the Mezrano Law Firm spoke about possible outcomes for both Michael Davis and Darius Miles.

"Capital punishment is a class a Felony, it's the highest of felonies you can get in Alabama and comes with a minimum of 10 years to life in prison," said Mezrano,  "depending on the circumstances."

Mezrano says that in cases similar to these, "people normally get life in prison" and the death penalty is a possibility.

Overall, it's still early and many questions are still unanswered.

How did he get Darius' gun?

Did his friend have it on him that night?

Did he know what he was going to be using the gun for? Was the gun registered in Darius' name or someone else's name?

These are all questions that will need to be answered as this case unfolds.

Listen to the full interview with Attorney Steven Mezrano below as he discusses possible outcomes for both suspects, how Alabama's new gun laws come into play in this case, and more.


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