Birmingham PD investigating homicide after shooting victim dies

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham Police are investigating a homicide after a man was shot and killed.

According to Sgt. Shelton, police responded to a shot spotter call in the 800 block of 44th Place North. Upon arrival, officers found a male victim lying on his back, suffering from gunshot wounds. He died at the scene.

Wednesday afternoon, Birmingham Police identified the victim as 32-year-old Demorris Sealy.

Authorities say a suspect fled the scene on foot.

Police do not have a clear motive at this time.

“We feel very strongly the victim knew his killer. Our focus now is bringing that individual to justice and providing a sense of closure to the family,” Shelton said.

If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 254-7777.            

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