Birmingham man arrested after man shot, killed while riding his bike

Bradley Davis, 41.
Bradley Davis, 41.(Source: Birmingham Police Department)
Published: Aug. 8, 2023 at 8:29 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 5, 2023 at 12:57 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A man was shot and killed early Tuesday morning in east Birmingham while riding his bicycle.

East Precinct Officers were dispatched to multiple shot spotter alerts around 4:16 a.m. in the 7000 block of 1st Avenue South.

Officers found the man in the road with gunshot wounds. He was taken to UAB Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Authorities believe the man was riding his bike when the shooter approached him and started firing shots.

The victim has been identified as Frederick Douglas Berry, Jr. of Birmingham.

Police say the shooting does not appear to be random.

On Aug. 31, detectives arrested 41-year-old Bradley Davis for murder.

Police say Davis is being held in the Jefferson County Jail with no bond.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call homicide detectives at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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