From The Tribune staff reports
MIDFIELD—The Midfield Police Department is investigating a pair of shooting deaths that took place minutes apart Wednesday night.
According to a press release from the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office, 19-year-old Ti’Teauna Antunya Riggs and 20-year-old Makiel Daveon Norwood, both of Birmingham, sustained fatal gunshot wounds on Wednesday night in the 1300 block of 8th Avenue in Midfield.
Riggs, a female, was shot at 7:24 p.m. and was later found inside a vehicle in the 1300 block of 12th Avenue. Norwood, a male, was shot at 7:41 p.m. and was later found lying in the woods in the 1300 block of 8th Avenue. Both were pronounced dead at the scene, according to the coroner’s report.
Police are investigating what led to the shootings and have not released any additional information.