Suspect Formally Charged with Murder

Publish Date: November 27, 2017
Written by: Sheriff's Office
Categories: Arrest | News | Shooting | Update

Birmingham, AL 11/27/2017

Sheriff’s detectives today obtained an arrest warrant charging 26-year-old Clifford Montez Hinkle with the murder of 44-year-old Keith Derichard Duncan.

At about 9:00 pm on November 25, 2017, deputies responded to a report of a shooting at a residence in the 2700 block of Darlene Circle in the Grayson Valley area.

Clifford Montez Hinkle

Deputies arrived to find an adult male suffering apparent gunshot wounds. He was transported to an area hospital where he died. The victim was later identified as Keith Derichard Duncan.

The suspect remained on scene and was taken into custody.

Information at the scene is that the victim and the shooter were involved in some type of argument. Hinkle pulled a gun and shot the victim.

Clifford Montez Hinkle was taken to the Jefferson County Jail where he remains with bond set at $100,000.

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