Shooting on Warrior Road in Birmingham leaves 1 dead

Crime

CORRECTION: The Jefferson County Coroner’s office previously provided a different address for the reported assault.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A woman was shot and killed in Birmingham over the weekend.

Lykeria Briana Taylor, 21 of Birmingham, was shot and killed while in a vehicle after an unknown vehicle pulled up alongside her and fired shots into the car, according to Birmingham Police.

According to police, officers were initially called out to the corner of Avenue V and Warrior Road at 2:20 a.m. Sunday regarding reports of the shooting.

The coroner’s office later said the incident took place on the 1500 block of Warrior Road.

Along with Taylor, a man was also shot. Taylor was transported to UAB hospital, but died of her injuries Monday morning. However, the other victim did not have life-threatening injuries.

The case is being investigated as a homicide.

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