Just before 06:00 AM this morning, detectives with the U.S. Marshal’s Service apprehended 26-year-old Javier Brykese Burney in the 300 block of Morgan Road near Bessemer. Burney is suspected in the May 16, 2023 shooting of Joseph Keith Alexander on Narrows Road in East Jefferson County. The victim was transported to a local hospital, but died from his injuries a few days later.
Burney is being held on the charge of Capital Murder, which carries no bond. He also has several additional charges for failing to appear in court. Those charges also have no bond. Burney was booked into the Jefferson County Jail in Birmingham around 7:45 AM this morning.