One dead, two injured in shooting at Birmingham gas station

Published: Dec. 2, 2022 at 8:44 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 3, 2022 at 6:37 AM CST
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Police are conducting a homicide investigation after they say multiple people were shot at Chevron at on Finley Boulevard.

Dispatch received a call around 8 p.m. of multiple people shooting at one another. The call was then upgraded to multiple people shot, according to Birmingham PD.

Upon arriving on the scene, officers found a car crashed into a tree with a female victim inside suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Also in the car, officers found a male victim with gunshot wounds.

The male victim inside the car was pronounced dead at the scene by Birmingham Fire and Rescue.

The deceased victim has been identified as Cornelius Arthour May Jr., 20.

BPD says a third person found walking through the area was also shot.

A preliminary investigation suggests a shootout happened in the area, and officers believe the victims were targeting.

There is currently no one in custody for this case. Anyone with information about this case can call BPD at (205) 254-1764, or call Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777.

This is Birmingham’s 125th murder investigation of 2022 including 8 justifiable death investigations.

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