Police: 19-year-old man shot and killed while walking down the street in Tarrant

Police: 19-year-old man shot and killed while walking down the street in Tarrant
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Police in Tarrant are investigating the fatal shooting of a 19 year old Sunday evening.

Det. Corporal James Butterbrodt says the victim was shot in the 1400 block of Elizabeth Avenue around 6 p.m. The victim was walking down the street when the suspect shot the victim from a vehicle. The victim died at UAB Hospital.

The victim has been identified as Cevon Deshun Gibbs of Bessemer.

Witnesses told detectives a child and at least one other person were in the suspect’s vehicle.

Police say the victim and suspect knew each other and believe the victim was targeted. Neither are from the Tarrant area.

This story will be updated when there is more information.

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