From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — A 19-year-old Birmingham man is dead, another victim injured, after being targeted in a shooting on Sunday, Dec. 3.
Officers arrived on the scene and observed two adult males inside of a vehicle, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived on the scene and transported both victims to UAB Hospital. One of the victims, Nigel Riddick Roberson, 19, of Birmingham, succumbed to his injuries at 3:58 p.m.
Investigators believe the victims were stopped at a red light on 5 Avenue North when unknown suspects exited a vehicle and began firing shots at their vehicle and left the scene. The victims were targeted.
There is no one in custody.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 or remain anonymous and receive a cash reward by dialing Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.