2 men arrested in deadly Birmingham shooting that left 1 dead, 1 injured

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE (2/3): The Birmingham Police Department has arrested two men in connection to a deadly shooting that occurred early Friday morning.

Jehudijah Davis (left), 23, and Juanderrius Woods (right), 20, have been charged with capital murder in the death of 26-year-old Tyrese Morrow.

According to BPD, officers discovered Morrow suffering from a gunshot wound in the 900 block of 24th Street South just before 2 a.m. Friday. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities then learned another victim was transported from the scene to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

BPD says members of their Crime Reduction Team (CRT) located Davis and Woods later that day. As the CRT team moved towards their vehicle, the two attempted to flee. They eventually ditched their car in a parking lot and tried to escape on foot through a wooded area. They were eventually caught with the help of Star One air support and K-9 units.

Woods has also been charged with attempted murder against the second victim who is expected to recover from their injury, according to BPD. They say a physical altercation took place before the shooting.

Both Woods and Davis are currently being held in the Jefferson County Jail at this time.

UPDATE (1/31): The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim in Friday morning’s shooting.

Tyrese Lerichard Morrow, 26, of Birmingham, Alabama, was pronounced deceased at 2:10 a.m. Officers were called to the 900 block of 24th Street South at 1:54 and found Morrow unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound. Investigators say that the incident started with an altercation that ended in a shooting.

ORIGINAL (1/31): At 1:55 a.m., the Birmingham Police Department responded to call of a person shot in the 900 block of 24th Street South. When officers arrived, they discovered an unresponsive victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue were called to the scene and pronounced the victim dead. Their identity has not been released at this time.

Birmingham police investigators learned that an additional person with life-threatening injuries was transported from the scene to UAB Highlands by personal vehicle.

Officers learned that there was a physical altercation before the shooting.

There are no suspects in custody.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Birmingham police ask that if anyone has information related to the case to contact the Birmingham Police Department Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 or call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

According to Birmingham police, this is the eighth homicide investigation of 2020.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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