Victim Identified in Alabama Street Shooting

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Posted at 4:14 PM, Jul 22, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-22 15:11:20-04

Tallahassee, FL (WTXL) -- Police have identified the man who was shot Monday night on 800 block of Alabama Street around 9:35p.m.

The shooting was reported after a neighbor called 911 when they heard a loud argument. Tallahassee Police say James Byrd Jr. was found lying in the street when patrol officers arrived.

The officers immediately began to give medical aid while waiting for EMS to arrive.

Byrd Jr., was taken to the hospital where he is recovering from his injuries, say local authorities.

The investigation is asking for anyone with information about this case to call TPD at 606-5800 or the Big Bend Crime Stoppers at 574-TIPS