Arrest Made in Murder Case

Officials say an arrest has been made in a weekend shooting death in the town of Forest.

The shooting happened Sunday, and authorities say it was tied to a drug deal gone bad.

Demario Moppins is charged with murder for the shooting death of Michael Pilkington from Birmingham.

The shooting came almost a day after the carnival, for which Pilkington worked, ended in Forest.

Investigators say Pilkington was attempting to buy drugs from Moppins when the shooting occurred.


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