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Girlfriend Claims Self Defense in Shooting

By Sheriff's Office | Posted in News Shooting

Birmingham, AL 05/05/2018

Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating the shooting death of a 24-year-old man at a Park in Clay overnight.

Deputies were called to the scene at Cosby Lake Park  just before 12:30 am this morning. A woman claimed she was being assaulted by her boyfriend and she shot him in self-defense. 

The boyfriend, 24-year-old Shaquille Tyra Crayton of Birmingham, was pronounced dead on the scene. 

The investigation is ongoing. Once completed the findings will be presented to the Jefferson County County District Attorney’s Office.