Police search for third Brighton murder suspect | News
BRIGHTON, AL (WBRC) - Brighton police officers are looking for a third suspect in the shooting death of one man.
Officers are looking for Cabbera Lee Brock, 23, and investigators say his alias is Fathead.
Ajamu Coles, 34, was shot and killed in front of a store Tuesday night. Coles was known as the "CD man" because he sold CDs in front of the Brighton Grocery and Package Store.
Investigators say two men were arrested the night of the shooting and are being held in the Jefferson County Jail.
Frank Izale Sealie, 23, and Mitchum Tyrone Goodwin, 30, are each charged with one count of capital murder by shooting and attempted murder. The capital murder charge has no bond and the attempted murder charge has a bond of $50,000.
A vigil was held for Ajamu Coles Thursday evening and his mother, Tamara says he was the victim of a senseless crime.
It's an incident that Brighton Police Chief Johnnie Johnson, Jr. calls being at the wrong place at the wrong time.
"To the best of our knowledge this person had nothing to do with this at all. He just happened to be in the presence of one of the people that was involved in the previous offenses," Johnson said.
Johnson says that Sealie, Mitchum and Brock had been following an unidentified person since last week.
"It started week before last with a shooting at one of our local businesses where these young men were involved. And on Monday afternoon there was a second shooting and so on Tuesday I guess they decided they wanted to finish it up," Johnson said.
Tamara Coles says news of two arrests still doesn't make the pain of losing her only son any easier.
"I still continue to believe that what they did is a really cowardly thing and for my son to have been the victim," said Tamara.
Since the shooting, Tamara says she's been talking to people in the community in hopes that this won't happen to someone else's son.
"I've actually told them to be careful. If there are issues and stiff with other people walk away, you don't want to be called scared or a coward or whatever, just walk away because you'll probably be saving your own lives," said Tamara.
Coles leaves behind three children.
The other victim in the shooting, 20-year-old Kevin Hatter, was treated and released from the hospital.
Police ask if you have any information on Brock's whereabouts to contact them at 205-425-8934.
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