Man shot, killed in downtown Birmingham

Birmingham Police investigating homicide Downtown
Birmingham Police investigating homicide Downtown(WBRC)
Published: Oct. 2, 2022 at 6:49 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 2, 2022 at 10:05 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Police said they are currently investigating after a man was shot and killed downtown on October 2, 2022.

Police said they got a call regarding a man shot in the 200 block of 16th Street South around 5:01 p.m.

26-year-old Malik Shelton was found dead at the scene.

Officers say when they arrived at the scene they were met by a man, a woman, and child. One of the adults told the officers they were involved in the altercation that led to the shooting.

Officers said they spoke to other witnesses and that the adults they met upon arrival have been cooperative.

We will continue to update this story as we learn more information.

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