1 dead, 1 jailed after Monday night shooting

Published 11:02 am Tuesday, December 22, 2020

One man is dead and another is in jail after a late-night shooting in Brookhaven.

Brookhaven Police Department officers and officers with other law enforcement agencies responded to calls of shots fired on North Martin Luther King Jr. Drive late Monday.

Officers found the body of Timothy Smith behind a club that was not open but where people were “hanging out,” according to BPD Chief Kenneth Collins.

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In the early morning hours of Tuesday, Mose Curtis Smith — the alleged shooter and the cousin of the victim — was taken by his uncle to the BPD office where he surrendered.

Smith is charged with first-degree murder.