From The Trussville Tribune staff report
BIRMINGHAM — Birmingham Police have reported that detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.
According to police, the victim was discovered on Tuesday at approximately 7:19 a.m. and has been identified as Earl Lee Evans Jr., a 57-year-old black male, of Birmingham.
Authorities reported that officers from the West Precinct responded to a report of a person down at 2621 Avenue C., Ensley. Officers arrived to find the victim lying outside the location unresponsive. Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived along with the Jefferson County Coroner and pronounced the victim deceased. Initially, investigators were unable to determine the cause of death. Following an autopsy, it was revealed that the victim suffered a gunshot wound. The results of the coroner’s examination has led detectives to investigate this incident as a homicide.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit at 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 254-7777.