Birmingham police investigating after victim dies after reportedly being shot in chest by brother

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: The shooting victim has been identified as 73-year-old Walter Milhouse.

ORIGINAL: Birmingham police are on the scene of a shooting in West Birmingham in the 600 block of 6th Street Thomas.

According to Birmingham Lt. Sean Edwards, the victim was shot in the chest and died as a result of his injuries later in the night.

Edwards tells us a suspect is in custody and is the victim’s brother. Edwards isn’t sure what led to the shooting but it appears to be domestic.

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