Man found shot to death inside vehicle in Birmingham

UPDATE: The Birmingham Police Department reports that the victim of a homicide investigation has been identified. The victim has been identified as Justin Kindred,23,of Birmingham, Alabama.

ORIGINAL: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT)- Birmingham Police are investigating an overnight homicide where a man was discovered dead inside a wrecked vehicle.

South Precinct officers were called to investigate a person shot at 44th Place North and 8th Avenue Alley around 1 a.m. Sunday morning.  Officials found a victim inside the wrecked vehicle with a gunshot injury. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the location and pronounced the victim deceased.

Birmingham Police have not released the name of the victim pending confirmation and notification of family members.

No arrests have been made in this homicide investigation.

Anyone with information are asked to call the Birmingham Police Department at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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