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Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at approximately 3:50 p.m.

The identity of the deceased will be released upon notification of family.

Officers from the West Precinct responded to 5720 Court O. to investigate a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers observed a male subject suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to UAB Hospital by Birmingham Fire and Rescue for treatment. Upon arrival at the hospital, the victim was pronounced deceased by hospital staff.

The incident has been classified as a domestic dispute between the husband and wife.

The suspect is in custody. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777

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