Teen killed in shooting at Elevation Apartments identified

Hoover officials are conducting a death investigation after a person was found dead at Elevation Apartments.

According to Hoover Fire, an 18-year-old boy was fatally shot at Elevation Apartments off of Little Valley Road.

Authorities are treating the teen's shooting as a homicide. Investigators say there is no threat to the public, as the shooting is not believed to be random.

The teen was reportedly found in the apartment parking lot, suffering from a gunshot wound. He later died at the scene.

The Jefferson County Coroner identified the teen as 18-year-old Tyric Toodle.

The shooter fled the scene in an unknown vehicle, police say.

Anyone with information related to this case should contact Detective Drew Mims at (205) 739-7274 or the Hoover Police Department at (205) 822-5300. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777 to report information for a possible cash reward.

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