1 male found dead on sidewalk after suffering gunshot wound, police investigating


UPDATE (10/8) — The victim has been identified Johnathan Tadarius Peoples, 30. He suffered a head injury. There are no suspects in custody.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: The Birmingham Police Department has released the following–

Officers from the South Precinct responded to a call of a person down and possibly assaulted in the 300 block of Aspen Run. Upon arrival, responding officers observed an adult male subject on the sidewalk of the apartments suffering from a gunshot wound.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived along with the Jefferson County Coroner and pronounced the victim deceased on the scene.

The identity of the deceased has not been released at this time.

There are no suspect(s) in custody.

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

8 A.M.: We have received more information on this morning’s fatal shooting.

According to Birmingham police, officers were called around 6 a.m. of a person lying on the sidewalk. According to the calls, the person appeared unconscious.

When officers arrived, they noticed the person was suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police told CBS 42 that the victim was known to frequent the area, but it is not confirmed whether they lived in an apartment in the complex.

There are no other injuries.

There are no suspects at this time.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

ORIGINAL STORY: One person was found dead outside of an apartment on the sidewalk after suffering a gunshot wound. The incident occurred at the Aspen Run Apartments on Robert Jemison Drive.

According to Birmingham Fire and Rescue, the victim is a male. Birmingham police responded to the call of gunshots at 6:04 a.m.

CBS 42 is working to gather more information at this time.

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