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UPDATE: 18-year-old man found shot to death in the road in Birmingham

Published: Oct. 24, 2021 at 10:24 AM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - An 18-year-old man was found dead in the road near Birmingham Shuttlesworth Airport, according to Birmingham Police.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as Kwesi Addae Barham of Tarrant.

Sgt. Mauldin with Birmingham PD said Barham was found by a patrolling officer in a remote area behind the airport in the 1700 block of 87th Street North.

Upon further observation, authorities noticed he suffered from several gunshot wounds.

Officers believe the homicide took place at the scene because shell casings were present on the scene.

There are no further details at the moment.

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