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38-year-old ID’d as man fatally shot on I-59; witnesses sought in Birmingham’s 50th homicide

38-year-old ID’d as man fatally shot on I-59; witnesses sought in Birmingham’s 50th homicide

Authorities have launched the identify of a guy identified shot to demise on Interstate 59 in Birmingham and are inquiring for details from anyone who may well have been traveling in the spot at that time.

Birmingham law enforcement discovered the target as Justin Andrew Snow. He was 38 and lived in Warrior.

West Precinct officers ended up dispatched just previous 8 p.m. Saturday to I-59 southbound around the Arkadelphia Street exit. A passerby identified as 911 to report the motor vehicle in the median.

Law enforcement arrived to discover a white SUV that experienced crashed into the concrete median.

Officer Truman Fitzgerald reported the victim – now recognized as Snow – was discovered in the driver’s seat suffering from an obvious gunshot wound. Birmingham Fireplace and Rescue Assistance pronounced him lifeless on the scene.

Investigators promptly located a bullet entry hole on the passenger’s aspect of the SUV.

“We do consider this driver was shot although driving the car or truck,’’ Fitzgerald reported.

Interstate 59 homicide May 14, 2022

West Precinct officer had been dispatched just earlier 8 p.m. Saturday to I-59 just earlier the Arkadelphia Street exit on a report of a individual shot. The arrived to uncover a white SUV that had collided into the concrete median. (Carol Robinson)

Authorities on Sunday explained Snow was touring in a 2008 white Ford Edge. Detectives feel he was touring from the downtown Birmingham spot heading southbound in advance of the taking pictures.

Detectives are inquiring if anyone has any dashcam footage of their journey on I-59 South coming from the “downtown area” involving 7:15 p.m. until finally 7:45 p.m. to make sure you notify police as before long as probable.

Snow is Birmingham’s 50th murder this yr. Of these, five have been dominated justifiable and as a result aren’t considered legal.

In all of Jefferson County, there have been 66 homicides which include the 50 in Birmingham. A gentleman was uncovered fatally shot inside a motor vehicle earlier Saturday in Brighton.

Any person with information and facts – irrespective of how little they could consider it is – is asked to phone investigators at 205- 254-1764 or phone Criminal offense Stoppers at 205-254-7777.