Man fatally shot during altercation on I-59 in B’ham

Man fatally shot during altercation on I-59 in B’ham
(Source: Josh Walker/WBRC)

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Birmingham police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened on I-59.

Police say Edward Tyurri Matthews, 29, was found unresponsive in the front passenger seat of an SUV in the 500 block of Oporto-Madrid Blvd. N on Saturday. He was transported to UAB Hospital, where he later died.

Passengers in the vehicle were involved in an altercation with subjects in a gray automobile on I-59 NB before the victim was shot and the SUV was wrecked, police say.

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