Demetrius Windham Obituary, Victim Killed In Fatal Northport Shooting Identified

Demetrius Windham Obituary, Death – In a tragic incident that unfolded on Sunday, September 24, 2023, at 7:15 PM, the Northport community was rocked by a fatal shooting in the 3900 Block of Northwood Lake Drive West. The victim, identified as 24-year-old Demetrius Damon Windham, Jr., was found at the scene, having succumbed to gunshot wounds. As the community mourns this devastating loss, the Northport Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit has taken charge of the investigation, and the case remains active.

The circumstances surrounding this heartbreaking event are still under investigation, and the authorities are diligently working to gather information, collect evidence, and piece together the events leading to this tragic loss of life.

In times like these, cooperation from the community plays a pivotal role in aiding law enforcement efforts. Authorities are urging anyone who may have witnessed suspicious individuals or vehicles in the vicinity of Northwood Lake Drive West, particularly between the Northwood Lake spillway area and Highway 69, around 7:15 PM on that fateful evening, to come forward with any information that might assist in the ongoing investigation. You can contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 205-464-8690.

The loss of Demetrius Damon Windham, Jr., is a painful reminder of the urgency in addressing violence within our communities and working together to ensure the safety and well-being of all residents. Our thoughts and condolences go out to his family and loved ones during this incredibly difficult time.

As the investigation continues, the Northport community stands united in seeking justice for Demetrius and a safer future for everyone. May his memory serve as a catalyst for positive change, and may we collectively strive for a more peaceful and harmonious society.