From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — Police here have identified the body of a man who died as the result of a shooting on the 4200 block of 2nd Ave. South on Friday evening, April 29.
Roderick Mariachi Williams, Jr., 25, of Birmingham, was pronounced dead when South Precinct officers were dispatched to the scene on a report of a person shot. Officers arrived to the apartment complex and found Williams lying unresponsive on the stairs suffering from apparent gunshot wound.
Also present was a second man lying unresponsive on the sidewalk who was also suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel pronounced Williams dead at the scene, while the man on the sidewalk was transported to UAB Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Williams’ name was originally withheld in order to notify his next-of-kin. Officers with the Birmingham Police Department continue to investigate the incident.