Birmingham Police have identified victims in double homicide, domestic incident

Double homicide investigation in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: Birmingham police have identified two victims in Tuesday mornings domestic incident that resulted in a double homicide and left two others injured.

Police identified the victims as Loretta Frazier, 65, and Derick Williams, 40.

According to police, officers responded to a call just after 11 a.m. of four people shot in the 1000 block of 12th Street North. Upon arrival, officers discovered Williams dead on the sidewalk outside of the apartment. After being alerted of others wounded inside, officers entered the apartment and discovered Frazier lying on the floor, unresponsive.

She was also pronounced dead on the scene.

Another man and woman were found inside suffering from gunshot wounds. They were both transported to UAB Hospital by Birmingham Fire and Rescue.

The woman suffered life-threatening injuries but police say her conditions are now stable.

The man suffered non-life threatening injuries.

According to police, the preliminary investigation suggest Derick Williams, who was in a previous romantic relationship with the surviving female, came to the location and shot all three people inside. Police say the second male victim inside was able to return fire which fatally wounded Williams.

The investigation indicates a domestic report was filed at the location within the last 24 hours, and there has been a history of domestic related incidents.

Investigators continue to gather information in the case.

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