2 people found shot to death inside car in Bessemer, victims identified

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BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE (11/22/19): Two victims who were found dead inside and near a vehicle located on Splash Adventure Parkway between I-59/20 South and Dolonah Road have been identified.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office announced that the victims are 22-year-old Jekeria Jaquay Osborn of Birmingham and 27-year-old Dandre Jamal Paige of Birmingham.

Both were found within and near a vehicle around 4:28 p.m. Thursday. Witnesses reported a shooting in the middle of the road.

Both victims were pronounced dead at 4:33 p.m. According to the coroner’s office, Osborn was found outside the vehicle in the roadway.

Paige was found in the front passenger seat of the vehicle.

The incident is under investigation.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


Original Story: The Bessemer Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man and one woman dead in the vehicle near I-59/20.

Bessemer PD says the victims were discovered around 4:30 p.m. Thursday near the Alabama Adventure Parkway exit.

No suspects are currently in custody.

No other information has been released at this time. Stay with CBS 42 as this is an ongoing story.


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