Thousands of people lined the streets of Dothan on Saturday for a parade during the National Peanut Festival when gunshots rang out.
Police rushed to get to the spot where the shooting happened, news outlets reported.
Police said 18-year-old Mekhi Nasir Lawton was charged with murder in the death of 22-year-old Garyoun Tyrone Fluellen, and assault in the wounding of another person.
Lawton, who turned himself in, was jailed with bond set at $1.5 million.
Dothan calls itself the “Peanut Capital of the World,” and the peanut festival dates back to 1938.