Sheriff’s Office Investigating Homicide

Publish Date: October 26, 2016
Written by: Sheriff's Office
Categories: News | Shooting

Birmingham, AL 10/26/2016

Just after 1:00 AM this morning deputies were called to investigate a report of a person shot at an apartment in the 1800 block of Center Brook Lane.

They arrived to find a 39-year-old male victim dead on the scene.

It appears the victim was confronted outside the back of his apartment where he was shot and killed by more than one suspect. The shooter(s) then fled the area in a black car and a white car of unknown make and model. It is believed the victim knew the suspects and was specifically targeted. The motive is unknown but believed drug related.

The investigation is ongoing. Updates will be provided as they become available. The name of the victim is withheld pending notification of family. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 325-1450 or Crimestoppers at 254-7777.

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