Charged with Murder
Authorities arrest a man for the murder of a Jacksonville State University student. Huntsville police have charged 24-year-old Lopez Rice with the murder of 21-year-old Mercedes Morris. The shooting happened in Huntsville on New Year's Day. Investigators say Morris was in a parked car outside a house in Huntsville when several people began firing shots. A bullet struck Morris in the back. She later died at Huntsville Hospital.