From staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department reported today that detectives are conducting a homicide investigation stemming from an incident that occurred Wednesday, Nov. 11 in the 100 block of 5th Ave South.
The victim’s name is being withheld pending next of kin notifications.
The department said around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, south precinct officers responded to the location on the call of a person shot. Officers located the victim behind his apartment suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the head area. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by Birmingham Fire and Rescue.
This is an ongoing homicide investigation and additional information will be released as it becomes available.