From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — In a span of little more than 13 hours, four people were killed by gunfire here on Saturday, December 4, 2021.
Details are scant on the fourth shooting, which happened shortly before 8:30 p.m. on the 1000 block of Elm Street in the southwestern area of the city.
The other shootings:
- Police found an unidentified man shot to death in the parking lot of the former Kirby Middle School on 28th Street north.
- A pair of men were shot, with one pronounced dead at the scene, at a residence on the 3500 block of 17th Avenue North. The surviving gunshot victim was transferred to an area hospital.
- Officers arriving to the scene of a accident where a white sedan crashed into a utility pole on the 8700 block of 7th Avenue North discovered a man who had been shot to death located inside the car.
This brings the total of homicides in Birmingham to 118 for the year. In 2020, there were 122 homicides in the city.