The Birmingham Police Department says they are investigating an early morning homicide on Friday. It happened in the 300 block of 1st Street North around 5 a.m.
Officers say they responded to a shots fired call to the incident location. At the scene, they did not find any victims or suspects, but were informed that the victim had been taken to UAB Hospital by a private vehicle. Hospital staff pronounced the victim deceased upon arrival.
The victim has been identified as 19-year-old Richard Carter.
No arrests have been made in the case. If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, they are encouraged to contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 254-7777.
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