Suspect charged with murder in Monday night Huntsville shooting death

J.L. Banks

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Posted: May 11, 2021 6:51 AM
Updated: May 11, 2021 4:49 PM

The Huntsville Police Department has arrested a suspect in a Monday night shooting death.

J.L. Banks, 38, was charged with murder and booked into the Madison County Jail about 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, said Lt. Jesse Sumlin, police spokesman.

Banks is accused of killing Stephon Hussey, 36, who was found suffering from a gunshot wound at an apartment complex in the 200 block of Binford Drive about 9 p.m. Monday.

Hussey was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sumlin said investigators believe the shooting is domestic-related .

Madison County Coroner Dr. Tyler Berryhill said an autopsy will be performed this week.

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