Birmingham police investigating homicide in housing community

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Police are investigating a homicide that happened Saturday afternoon in the Loveman Village community in Birmingham.

Officers responded to the address of the 100 block of Taft Court Way Southwest where a person was shot. The victim later died at UAB Hospital after being transported by a family member in a private vehicle.

The victim was identified as Antonio Matthews, 33, of Birmingham.

According to a media release from Birmingham PD, they believe an altercation between the victim and another male ended with the victim being shot.

Police said the investigation is in the early stages and is ongoing.

Copyright 2015 WIAT 42 News