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Two men charged with Capital Murder for Downtown Lounge homicide

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Antonio Woodard (left), Oscar Wayne Johnson (right) Antonio Woodard (left), Oscar Wayne Johnson (right)

The Birmingham Police Department reports that suspects have been charged in connection with a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, February 17, at approximately 2:00 a.m., in the 1000 block of 17th Street North.  

The victim has been identified as:
Oscar Wayne Johnson, B/M, 22, of Birmingham, Alabama.

The first suspect has been identified as:
Major Pasley, B/M, 19, of Birmingham, Alabama. A Capital Murder Warrant with no bond has been obtained against the suspect. Three Attempted Murder warrants with a $60,000.00 bond on each charge have been obtained against the suspect. The attempted murder warrants list both BPD officers and the security guard as the victims. Two Discharging a Firearm into an Unoccupied Vehicle warrants with a $15,000.00 bond on each charge have been obtained against the suspect.

The second suspect has been identified as:
Antonio Woodard, B/M, 21, of Birmingham, Alabama. A Capital Murder Warrant with no bond has been obtained against the suspect.

The investigation revealed that the shooting was a result of an altercation that began inside the Downtown Lounge located at 1631 1st Avenue North. The incident escalated when the involved parties were removed from the club.

Both suspects are in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail.

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