Man shot to death at southwest Birmingham apartment complex


An investigation is underway immediately after a guy was shot to demise at a west Birmingham apartment advanced late Thursday night.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office environment on Friday recognized the victim as Frisco Jackson Dowdley. He was 35 and lived in Birmingham.

The city’s West Precinct officers ended up dispatched just following 11 p.m. to Alemeda Terrace residences in the 1700 block of Alemeda Avenue S.W.

Officer Truman Fitzgerald explained officers arrived to come across Dowdley unresponsive on a walkway in close proximity to the parking. Birmingham Fire and Rescue Assistance pronounced him lifeless on the scene.

“We imagine he was concerned in a verbal altercation that led to photographs fired,’’ Fitzgerald claimed.

The suspect had left the space right before law enforcement arrived.

Just minutes prior to the homicide, an additional taking pictures took position nearby in the 200 block of 18th Road S.W. Fitzgerald mentioned the sufferer in that situation was shot by an additional man who entered the apartment in which the target was situated.

That sufferer was taken to the clinic with lifetime-threatening injuries. The two shootings are not relevant, Fitzgerald claimed.

Dowdley is Birmingham’s 60th so far this 12 months. Of those people, five have been dominated justifiable and for that reason are not considered legal.

In all of Jefferson County, there have been 78 homicides, together with the 60 in Birmingham.

Fitzgerald said investigators have to have any one who could have witnessed or heard the altercation to simply call homicide detectives at 205-254-1764 or Criminal offense Stoppers at 205-254-7777.



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