Authorities identify Alabama tow truck driver found shot to death next to running tow truck

Published 9:41 am Monday, April 15, 2024

An Alabama tow truck driver found gunned down outside his tow truck Saturday night has been identified by authorities.

Driver Christopher Deandre Coleman, 41, of Birmingham, was found shot to death late Saturday night.

Police were called to the scene after someone called 911 and reported a tow truck backed onto an abandoned property on Maple Avenue SW.

Police found the tow truck, still running, and a body next to it.

Police ask anyone with information about the murder to call them at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.