2nd victim shot on Birmingham's west side

2nd victim shot on Birmingham's west side

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Crime tape marks the scene of a shooting on Cotton Avenue in Birmingham's west side. Source: WBRC video Crime tape marks the scene of a shooting on Cotton Avenue in Birmingham's west side. Source: WBRC video
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BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

Birmingham police are investigating a second shooting on the city's west side that happened Saturday.

Officers say the victim was shot around 4:50 p.m. on Cotton Avenue. The victim was taken to UAB Hospital, but later died as a result of his wound.

Police have not yet released the victim's identity. No one has been arrested or charged yet in the case.

The Cotton Avenue shooting happened minutes after officers were called to a shooting on Graymont Avenue

Police said a 56-year-old man was shot while taking out the trash just before 5 p.m. Saturday evening. The victim was listed in stable condition at UAB.

The shootings are not believed to be connected.

Anyone with information about either case is asked to call the B.P.D. Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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