From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has released the identity of a man shot and killed Monday in Birmingham.
Matthew Alexander Gelpin, 44, of Adamsville was reportedly the victim of a shooting that took place during “an assault,” Deputy Coroner Bill Yates stated in a press release.
Birmingham Police officers were alerted to gunfire Monday afternoon along the 4300 block of Richard Arrington Junior Boulevard by the city’s automated gunfire detection system.
When officers arrived, they found Gelpin on the sidewalk between Bates Auto Sales and the boulevard. He had sustained multiple gunshots wounds. Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service pronounced him dead at the scene.