Cops: Tide star provided weapon utilized in shooting
Alabama star Brandon Miller apparently provided the handgun that was utilized to eliminate a female last month, according to authorities in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.Tuscaloosa investigator Branden Culpepper testified Tuesday that Miller was called by means of text message by previous colleague Darius Miles, who is among 2 men charged with murder in the killing of Jamea Jonae Harris.Miller was asked to bring the gun to Miles and Michael Lynn Davis
, who allegedly shot and killed Harris, 23, near the University of Alabama’s school on Jan. 15, according to Culpepper.Miller has actually not been charged, and Crimson Tide coach Nate Oats stated later on Tuesday that the program had actually understood
Miller’s supposed link to the case. Tuscaloosa chief deputy D.A. Paula Whitley told Al.com on Tuesday” there’s nothing we could charge(Miller)with. “Miles, who has actually since been eliminated from the Crimson Tide program, and Davis were charged with capital murder last month. Miles has actually admitted to providing
the handgun to Davis immediately prior to the shooting.The shooting happened early at the Strip in Tuscaloosa, a student-oriented downtown of bars and dining establishments near the school, police said. Harris was being in the guest seat of a vehicle when she was struck by a bullet, according to investigators.Oats stated Tuesday that the program has been “fully complying with police the entire time”and that the “entire situation is unfortunate.” “We knew about that, “Oats said when asked about Miller apparently bringing the weapon to Miles. “Can’t control everything any person does outside of practice. No one knew that was going to happen. … Brandon hasn’t been in any type of problem nor is he in any type of difficulty in this case. Incorrect spot at the incorrect time. “Miller is the leading scorer for the second-ranked Crimson Tide, averaging 18.7 points and 8.0 rebounds per game.