Man dead, one injured after shooting inside of home

Man dead, one injured after shooting inside of home in Birmingham
Published: Dec. 4, 2021 at 12:13 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 4, 2021 at 3:01 PM CST
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - According to Birmingham Police, a homicide investigation is underway after a shooting Saturday morning.

Police said at approximately 7:55 a.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a residence in the 3500 block of 17th Avenue North on report of a person shot. Officers arrived on the scene and discovered two men inside of a residence suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

One of the men, 26-year-old Mikael Rashad McCord was pronounced dead on the scene.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue transported the second man to a local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The preliminary investigation suggests multiple individuals were inside of the residence prior to shots being fired inside. Officers have detained the multiple occupants for questioning.

This was the second homicide reported by Birmingham Police within one hour and they were both within one mile of each other.

Birmingham Police also said they do not believe the two incidents are related.


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