1 dead after shooting near UAB Hospital


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 20-year-old Tremanie Howard of Bessemer Alabama.

Howard was found on the 600 block of 18th Street South after south precinct police arrived on the scene of the 1800 block of Seventh Avenue South to investigate a call of shots fired.

Original Story: A person was found deceased and lying in the street on the 600 block of 18th Street South. According to Birmingham police, the victim appeared to have suffered from an apparent gunshot wound. Investigators located a handgun on the person of the deceased.

Officers of the south precinct responded to the call at around 10:49 p.m. Thursday night and arrived at the reported location of 1800 block on Seventh Avenue South. Upon arrival, they spotted the deceased on 18th Street South.

There are no suspects in custody.

If anyone has information related to this case, they are encouraged to contact the Birmingham Police Department Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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