Man gunned down on bike in Birmingham neighborhood

Updated: Jun. 12, 2021 at 4:46 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham police are investigating after a man riding a bicycle was gunned down shortly after noon Saturday in the Titusville community.

The Jefferson County coroner identified the man as 20-year-old Claude Alamin Jones.

Officers arrived at the scene in the 100 block of Center Street SW around 12:30 p.m. to find the Jones’s body on the ground beside a house.

Investigators learned the victim had been riding a bicycle when he was approached by an unknown person. The victim and the suspect exchanged words before the suspect shot the victim several times. The victim attempted to run but collapsed nearby.

The suspect fled the scene before police arrived.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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