Birmingham police investigating 2 overnight homicides at apartment complexes

Birmingham police investigating 2 overnight homicides at apartment complexes
Birmingham police are investigating a homicide at an apartment complex on Springville Road. (Source: WBRC)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham police are investigating two homicides at apartment complexes that happened late Monday evening and early Tuesday morning.

On Monday around 9:15 p.m., police say 31-year-old Dexter Dewayne Speight was shot at Twin Gates Apartments in the 700 block of Springville Road. The victim was taken to UAB Hospital and died just before 10 p.m.

Just after midnight, 21-year-old Joe Albert Foster IV was killed at another apartment complex in Birmingham.

Police say they responded to a call at 12:21 a.m. of a shooting in the 2300 block of Court R at the Villas at Westridge apartment complex.

Arriving officers were told by a resident adjacent to the scene that gunshots were heard. They discovered a person on the floor through a window. After entering the apartment, officers found Foster dead from a gunshot wound.

Police have not released any information on a possible suspect.

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