Suspect identified in Monday shooting

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – The Birmingham Police Department has identified the suspect in a fatal shooting that occurred on Monday.

42-year-old Eric Thomas is charged with the murder of 53-year-old Dickey Holley.

Police say the victim and suspect got involved in an alcohol-fueled altercation before the shooting.

Thomas is in the Birmingham City Jail and will be transported to the Jefferson County Jail.

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