Incident

2-16-2024 Alabama Birmingham 4-1

Location

February 16, 2024

828 Center Street N
Birmingham, Alabama

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Cortez Ray
  • Age: 32
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Talton “TJ” Tait
  • Age: 36
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Terrell Edwards
  • Age: 38
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Kevin McGhee
  • Age: 38
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Friends
  • Name: Lamarion Tykese Charlie
  • Age: 20
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Drive-by (car to street, car to car)
  • Mass Murder (4+ deceased victims excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator , one location)
  • Mass Shooting (4+ victims injured or killed excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator, one location)
  • Gang involvement

Notes

Suspect shot and killed four friends in drive-by; men were standing in front of a home having their cars washed; Edwards was city employee, his cousin, McGhee, had just applied to work as city employee before killing; Targeted shooting Police marked 39 shell casings [expecting more]

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 7
State Senate District: 18
State House District: 60