From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — A 27-year-old man was shot and killed at an apartment complex in Birmingham on Saturday, Nov. 19, at approximately 9:56 p.m.
According to the Birmingham Police Department (BPD), Zevin Lenard Patterson, of Birmingham, was observed suffering from a gunshot wound when East Precinct officers were dispatched to Don L. West Manor Apartments located at 204 59th Street South on a call of a person shot.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived at the scene and pronounced Patterson dead.
“Preliminary investigation suggests there was an altercation between family members prior to the shooting,” Sergeant Monica Law stated.
Currently, there is no one in custody.
Authorities ask if anyone has information about the case, contact the BPD Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.
This is Birmingham’s 122nd murder investigation of 2022, including eight justifiable death investigations.
The story will be updated when more information is available.