Police investigating late night homicide in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT)– A possible domestic dispute led to one being shot and killed late Friday evening.

When police arrived to the 2800 block of Avenue F about 9:40 p.m., they found a woman lying in the front yard of a home with a gunshot wound to her head. The victim, identified as 43-year-old Lillie Rogers, died at the scene.

Investigators believe the shooting stemmed from a domestic dispute between Rogers, and her boyfriend. During the dispute a physical altercation occurred between Rogers’ family members who had arrived at the scene and her boyfriend, which led to her being shot.

Several people were taken to police headquarters for questioning, and one person has been detained.  Police have not released any charges at this time.

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