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Birmingham detectives investigating homicide in North Precinct

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports

BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Officers from the North Precinct responded to a call about an assault in the 5000 block of Fifth Street North at 3:10 p.m. They arrived and found a person lying on the road between a vehicle and a curb. The victim was unresponsive.

The Jefferson County Coroner arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim dead.

Detectives believe the person was involved in a conversation with another person shortly before residents in the area heard a gunshot.

No one is in custody.

Anyone with information is 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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