23-year-old Birmingham man charged with Capital Murder

Charles Gregory

A 23-year-old man has been charged with capital murder in connection to a homicide on Tuesday, the Birmingham Police Department reports.

Charles Gregory, of Birmingham, is suspected of shooting and killing Antawon Cowans, 23, also of Birmingham, earlier this week.

East Precinct officers found Cowans suffering from a gunshot wound inside his wrecked vehicle located in the 7500 block of 64th Courtway South around 3:10 p.m. Tuesday.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived and transported the victim to UAB Hospital where he was pronounced deceased shortly after his arrival.

Gregory is currently being held in the Jefferson County Jail.