Midnight shooting leads to homicide investigation

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation spurring from an incident that occurred early Tuesday morning.

Police say officers responded to the 600 block of Parkview Drive just after 12 A.M. to find a victim lying on the ground next to his car. He was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and was soon after pronounced dead on the scene by Birmingham Fire and Rescue.

The identity of the victim has not been released at this time. Detectives are investigating the death as a homicide and more information will be released as it becomes available.

If anyone has any information pertaining to the case, they are asked to call the BPD Homicide Unit at 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 254-7777.

Copyright 2015 WIAT 42 News

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