Birmingham Man Wanted for Attempted Murder Arrested in Etowah County

A Birmingham man wanted for attempted murder is now behind bars in Etowah County. Steven Kennedy is charged with first degree robbery after police say he held up an AutoZone on Rainbow Drive. Officers arriving at the scene saw Kennedy and another man driving away in a vehicle. Officers chased the getaway car into St. Clair County on Interstate 59.

Odenville Police joined by throwing spike stripes out onto the road to stop the vehicle. Once the car stopped, Kennedy and another male ran from the car into the woods. Kennedy was captured and police are still looking for the other male. Kennedy also is wanted in Jefferson County in connection to a carjacking and shooting that took place on June 26th.

Kennedy is currently in the Etowah County Jail with no bond. After questioning, Kennedy will be transported to the Jefferson County Jail.


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