Man charged with murder in woman’s shooting death


Derrick Peterson (Birmingham Police Department)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A Birmingham man has been arrested and charged with murder in a woman’s shooting death in east Birmingham Monday.

The deceased victim was identified as Shaneia Causwell, of Birmingham. The surviving shooting victims are her relatives.

Birmingham Police Department (BPD) Crime Reduction Team officers apprehended Derrick Peterson, who is in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail. He will be charged with murder and two counts of attempted murder in the shooting.


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