From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports
BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation after an incident on Sunday in the 1200 block of Bessemer Road at the CC Nightclub.
At 9:04 a.m., officers responded to the above location on a person shot inside the nightclub. Upon arrival, the victim was found lying on the floor suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene, and the victim was transported to Princeton Hospital, where he later died.
The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 25-year-old Jose Flores.
On Wednesday, the Birmingham Police Department charged Walter Martinez, 26, with murder and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. Bond for the charges totals $120,000, and Martinez remains in the Jefferson County Jail.
Preliminary investigations indicate the victim was approached by Martinez while in the club and was subsequently shot. Martinez and his girlfriend fled the scene in an unknown vehicle.