BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham police have announced the arrest of two teenagers on charges of murder in connection with the shooting death of Audriana Pearson, a 12-year-old girl.
Police said in a release Friday evening that they were able to obtain warrants for Ja’Von Eric Wilson, 19, and Jarei Lamar Vance, 18, for capital murder.
Police said they arrested the men after a vehicle pursuit that spanned “several miles” and reportedly ended at Avenue V and 18th Street in Ensley.
Pearson was shot and killed on Wednesday, December 21.
Wilson and Vance are in the custody of Jefferson County Jail without bond, police said.