One person shot and killed in Birmingham Wednesday evening

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – One person was shot and killed Wednesday evening on Hamilton Avenue in Birmingham, according to Birmingham police.

The shooting happened shortly after 7 p.m. The victim was pronounced dead inside the house.

Police say a suspect is in custody and is being questioned.

“This area is actually low crime area. We rarely get calls in this area. It’s normally quiet,” said Sgt. Tim McCord. “I just believe this is an isolated incident as far as it goes.”

WIAT 42 News will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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