From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department (BPD) is conducting a homicide investigation on an incident that occurred Tuesday, November 30, at approximately 5:40 p.m.
According to the Birmingham Police Department, South Precinct officers responded to an apartment building located in the 1900 block of 15th Avenue South on a report of a fire. Officers arrived on the scene and observed smoke inside of an apartment unit.
“Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel notified officers there were two males inside of the apartment; one of the males was deceased,” Officer Truman Fitzgerald said. “While on the scene, officers observed evidence which lead to this incident being investigated as a homicide. Officers did take a male on the scene into custody.”
The victim will be identified upon notification to the next of kin.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the BPD Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.
The story will be updated when more information becomes available.