From The Trussville Tribune
BIRMINGHAM — Police in Birmingham said a man was shot and killed while attempting a robbery early Sunday morning. Detectives are conducting a homicide investigation, according to Sgt. Rod Mauldin.
“On Sunday, February 16, 2020, at 4 a.m. an off-duty officer was working an extra security detail when shots were fired at 528 3rd Avenue West,” Mauldin said.
Upon further investigation the officer discovered the subject laying on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and the wounded subject was transported to UAB Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
“Preliminary investigation suggest the subject approached a person in a robbery attempt which resulted in the subject being shot,” Mauldin said. “This is an ongoing investigation. Additional details will be provided as they become available.”
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Robbery/Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.