Suspect detained in connection with 5th Avenue South robbery and shooting


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A suspect has been arrested in connection with a robbery and shooting that still has a victim in the hospital recovering, according to a release from Birmingham Police.

Denzell Thomas, 23, was arrested on charges of Attempted Murder and Robbery 1st degree, and his bond is set at $200,000.

Officers arrived at a home on the 7500 block of 5th Avenue South on Monday after receiving a home invasion call. A woman was found with a gunshot wound to the face by her boyfriend, and she is currently recovering at UAB.

Thomas is being held at the Jefferson County Jail.

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