From staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department reported this morning that detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred Thursday, Nov. 26, in the 700 block of Huffman Road around 2 a.m., officers from the East Precinct were dispatched to the listed location on a person shot.
When officers arrived, they discovered a Hispanic male lying on a balcony suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the chest area. The victim was treated at the scene by Birmingham Fire and Rescue and transported to St. Vincent’s East where he was pronounced deceased.
The preliminary investigation suggests the victim was arguing with an unknown female before the shots were fired. This female left the scene prior to officers arriving.
This is an ongoing homicide investigation. The victim’s name is being withheld pending next of kin notification, and additional information will be released as it becomes available.