Birmingham man found shot dead inside car identified


The roof of a police patrol car at night, with the blue and red lights flashing.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham police found a man dead from a gunshot wound Saturday afternoon when responding to a reported traffic accident in the Zion City community.

Officers with the Birmingham Police Department were dispatched around 2:45 p.m. Saturday to the intersection of 87th Street North and 7th Avenue North. When they arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound unresponsive inside a white sedan.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived to the scene and pronounced the victim dead. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office later identified the victim as 27-year-old Dwquawm Arthur Leon Roberson.

If there is anyone who has information pertaining to this case, please contact BPD at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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