Shooting Suspect, Victims in UAB Highlands Hospital Shooting Identified

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UPDATE MARCH 15 – UAB Officials and Birmingham Police held a press conference Thursday morning after an active shooter situation at UAB Highlands Hospital Wednesday night. One victim was killed and one victim was critically injured,but stable.

Police identified the victim who was killed as 63-year-old Nancy Swift, a nurse employed at UAB. 

Officials identified the second victim who was injured as Timothy Isley. Isley reportedly has survived surgery and is stable in the ICU on a ventilator.

The alleged shooter is 31-year-old Trevis Deron Coleman. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The shooting took place in an office space.

Both Swift and the shooter were employees of UAB. Isley is a contract employee from Steris and was working inside of the hospital at the time of the shooting. 

Police confirm the man shot Swift and Isley on the second floor of the hospital in Birmingham just before 7 p.m. Wednesday. Afterward, the shooter turned the gun on himself.

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