From Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — A Friday night shooting left one man dead in Birmingham, according to police.
At approximately 10:20 p.m., West Precinct officers were dispatched to the 4200 block of Avenue L on report of a ShotSpotter alert indicating multiple rounds were fired, according to Officer Truman Fitzgerald.
“Officers were patrolling an alleyway when they observed a male lying unresponsive in a driveway suffering from an apparent gunshot wound,” Fitzgerald said. “Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.”
Currently, there is no one in custody. Fitzgerald said details are limited at this point in the investigation.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.
Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through the Birmingham Police Department’s Mobile App on Android or IOS devices. Updates will be provided as information comes available.
This is Birmingham’s 99th homicide investigation of 2021. Of the 99 homicides, 12 have been ruled justifiable.