Police investigating new homicide in Birmingham

Police investigating new homicide in Birmingham

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Birmingham police are investigating a fatal shooting this morning.

Police say the victim was found lying on the ground last night in the 6500 block of Joppa Avenue. They believe the shooting to have happened around 5:15 p.m. The victim was transported by Birmingham Fire and Rescue to UAB Hospital where he was pronounced deceased upon arrival.

The victim's name has not been released.

Stay with this story for more information as it becomes available.

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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