Birmingham police investigating fatal Sunday night shooting

Blocton Avenue homicide

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Police in Birmingham have identified the 23-year-old who was shot and killed late Sunday night on Blocton Avenue.

Darius Moore (Birmingham Police Department)
Darius Moore (Birmingham Police Department)

Darius Moore, 23, was found in the back of a Ford Explorer suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to UAB Hospital for treatment where he later died.

Birmingham Police Department spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards says Moore was shot by an unknown black male who fled the scene on foot.

Anyone with information pertaining to the identity or whereabouts of the suspect should contact the Birmingham Police Department Homicide Unit at (205) 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers or (205) 254-7777.

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