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UPDATED: Detectives investigating homicide in western Birmingham

Update: The victim has been identified as Jacari Maddox, 18.

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports

BIRMINGHAM — Detectives are investigating the homicide of an unidentified male found this morning, according to the Birmingham Police Department.

At 7:32 a.m. officers from the West Precinct along with Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to a report of someone lying in the roadway of Slayden Avenue and Oakmont Street.

Officers discovered that the victim was a black male with an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information on the case are asked to call the Birmingham Police Department’s homicide unit at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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