1 dead, 1 in critical condition after B’ham shooting

1 dead, 1 in critical condition after B’ham shooting
One person has died at UAB Hospital following a double shooting in the Smithfield community on Saturday. (Source: wbrc)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - One person has died at UAB Hospital following a double shooting in the Smithfield community Saturday afternoon.

The victim has been identified as 18 year old Tyler Artez Lee.

The shooting happened in the 200 Block of 9th Ave N . Police say Lee was shot during a reported assault.

The other victim was found nearby suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

A preliminary investigation suggest words were exchanged between Lee and the suspect prior to shots being fired.

The motive in this investigation stemmed from an ongoing dispute.

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