Shooting leaves four dead at car wash

BIRMINGHAM, AL – A quadruple homicide has triggered a major investigation by the Birmingham Police Department. Authorities began looking into the incident after a violent outbreak of gunfire took place. As a result of the shooting, officers discovered four unresponsive men with evident gunshot wounds in an open lot on Friday afternoon.

The deceased men were promptly identified as Terrell Edwards, 38, Kevin McGhee, 38, Cortez Ray, 32, and Talton Tate, 36. All except for McGhee were declared dead on the scene, while McGhee, suffering life-threatening wounds, was pronounced dead subsequent to his admission to UAB Hospital.

Given the pattern of attack, police suspect that at least one of the victims was specifically targeted. According to information gathered, the victims were at a neighborhood car wash when an unidentified suspect initiated the violent assault.

As of now, no arrests have been made. Birmingham Police are urging anyone harboring information about the incident to come forward.

Voicing his concern over the recurrent violence, Birmingham Police Chief Scott Thurmond emphasized the need for peaceful resolution rather than resorting to gunfire and lamented the negative impact these tragic events have on the local community.

With this incident, Birmingham’s murder investigations tally stands at 12 for the year.