Police: Feb. 25th fatal shooting in B’ham ruled justifiable death

Police: Feb. 25th fatal shooting in B’ham ruled justifiable death
Shooting investigation on 1st Ave N (Source: WBRC)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Birmingham Police Department has ruled that a fatal shooting on February 25 was a justifiable death.

Birmingham Police got the call of a shooting at Parkway East and 1st Avenue North just after 5 p.m. The victim was transported to UAB Hospital and died shortly afterward.

The victim has been identified as 27-year-old Detraio Deshawn Whorton.

Police say Whorton was in an altercation with an acquaintance that escalated to gunfire.

An investigation is underway. No arrests have been made.

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