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Man found fatally shot, slumped over wheel of vehicle in Birmingham

By Isaac Goffin,


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ( WIAT ) — A man was found fatally shot and slumped over the wheel of a vehicle at a Birmingham apartment complex Saturday afternoon.

According to Birmingham Police Department public information Truman Fitzgerald, at around 4:10 p.m., officers were dispatched to an unresponsive person in a vehicle in the 1000 block of Penthouse Drive. The Mountainside Apartments are located in that block.

At the scene, officers observed Thomas Bostany, 29, of Birmingham, in a vehicle slumped over the wheel. Upon further investigation, officers determined he had been shot. Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced him dead.

1 dead in Birmingham after shooting involving vehicle

Fitzgerald said details are limited, though he noted the man was found within a large apartment complex. There is no suspect in custody.

Anyone with information about the victim’s death is asked to call the BPD at 205-254-1764 or submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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