East Lake shooting ruled accidental

East Lake shooting ruled accidental

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Birmingham police investigated the shooting on 84th Street in East Lake on Monday. Source: Damian Johnson/WBRC Birmingham police investigated the shooting on 84th Street in East Lake on Monday. Source: Damian Johnson/WBRC
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

No charges will be filed in the deadly shooting of a man at an East Lake home on Monday, Birmingham police said today.

Joe Hayes, a 36-year-old man from Birmingham, was shot at a home in the 600 block of 84th Street South and pronounced dead on the scene. Police say it happened around 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 24.

A woman inside the home was taken into custody for questioning but was never charged. The coroner's office said the shooting was the result of a domestic argument.

The Jefferson County District Attorney's Office ruled the shooting accidental and told Birmingham police no charges will be filed.

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