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Subject dies after Birmingham Police attempt to serve warrant

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2300 block of University Boulevard, Southtown Housing Projects 2300 block of University Boulevard, Southtown Housing Projects
BIRMINGHAM, AL - The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is being called in to investigate after a man died when Birmingham Police attempted to serve him with a warrant at the Southtown Housing Project.

According to Sgt. Johnny Williams, officers were participating in "Operation Close Out," serving warrants. In the 2300 block of University Boulevard, one subject ran when he was approached by an officer, and later collapsed. The subject was taken to UAB Hospital where he later died.

Family members say he was tased. Williams said the officers were in plain clothes, and did not have tasers.

Williams said ABI is being brought in to conduct an independent investigation.

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