Birmingham homicide victim identified as 53-year-old man; arrest warrant issued for suspect

Birmingham homicide victim identified as 53-year-old man; arrest warrant issued for suspect
Brandon Taylor, 27. (Source: Birmingham Police Department)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified a man that was shot and killed in the Titusville community on Sunday.

Around 5 p.m., Birmingham police responded to a call of shots fired in the 700 block of 1st St South. Authorities arrived to find 53-year-old Orlando Robinson lying in the street suffering from a gunshot wound. He died at the scene, according to police.

Officers took an individual into custody who was at the scene. Authorities have identified that person as 27-year-old Brandon Taylor.

Police believe Taylor was involved in an altercation with Robinson before the shooting. An arrest warrant for murder has been obtained against Taylor. Investigators say they have also obtained a warrant for discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling.

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