From The Tribune staff reports
UPDATE: The victim involved in the Tuesday morning incident has been identified as Joe Albert Foster IV, 21, of Birmingham.
According to an announcement from the Birmingham Police Department, no suspects are in custody. This remains an ongoing investigation.
BIRMINGHAM — Birmingham police are investigating two homicides that occurred at apartment complexes on Monday night and early Tuesday morning.
At approximately 9:15 p.m. on Monday, July 27, 31-year-old Dexter Dewayne Speight was shot at Twin Gates Apartments in the 700 block of Springville Road. The victim was taken to UAB Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
At 12:21 a.m. on Tuesday, July 28, officers responded to a call about shots fired in the 2300 block of Court R at the Villas at Westridge Apartment Complex.
According to Birmingham police, officers arrived at the scene and were notified by resident of gunfire heard from an adjacent apartment. Upon further investigation,officers discovered a 21-year-old victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue along with Jefferson County Coroner later pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
There are no suspects in custody, as detectives begin their investigations. Anyone with information pertaining to these cases is asked to contact the Birmingham Police Department at (205) 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777.