Teenager killed in shooting in Birmingham

6th homicide since Friday in Birmingham
Published: Jul. 26, 2022 at 9:04 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 27, 2022 at 8:14 AM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Just before 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, Birmingham Police officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of 21st Street North on report of shots fired.

Officers say on scene they were notified of a car that had crashed at an apartment complex. They found a man lying unresponsive outside of the vehicle, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, according to BPD.

The Jefferson County Coroner identified the victim as 18-year-old Daniel Edward Fowler of Birmingham.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived on the scene and pronounced Fowler dead, according to BPD.

BPD says no one is in custody at the moment, but they are talking to residents in the area to see if anyone heard or saw anything.

Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to contact Birmingham Police directly, or make an anonymous report with Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777.

BPD is continuing to investigate, and we will provide any updates as they are released.

This is Birmingham Police Department’s 6th homicide investigation since Friday, July 22.

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