Police: Victim identified in parking deck shooting at Riverchase Galleria

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April 29 2021 07:00 pm

HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE (6/27/19): The Jefferson County Coroner’s office has identified 20-year-old Zachariah Taylor Music of Hoover, Alabama as the victim in Wednesday’s homicide in the North Parking Deck at the Riverchase Galleria. According to the Hoover Police Department, detectives are continuing to investigate this case.

There is no additional information released at this time.

Hoover Police request that if anyone has information concerning this case to call Sgt. Matt Savage at 205-739-9780.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


Original Story: One person has been shot and killed at the north parking deck at Riverchase Galleria, according to Hoover police.

The incident happened on the fifth level of the parking structure around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The victim is described only as a white adult male. Authorities believe the victim was specifically targeted. No suspects have been identified at this time.

The City of Hoover released a statement in regards to the incident:

“The City of Hoover Police Department is working a homicide investigation on the 5th-floor parking deck of the Riverchase Galleria. Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato has visited the scene in person and reports that the scene is secure. There is no threat to the public at this time. All other information about this situation will come from the Hoover Police Department.”

This is an ongoing investigation.

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