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Homicide Investigation


The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday January 13, 2019 at approximately 2:03 a.m.

The victim has been identified as:

David Franklin Lee, B/M, 37, of Birmingham, Alabama.

Officers from the South Precinct responded to a call of a person shot at 901 Coosa Street. Upon arrival, officers located the victim unresponsive suffering from a gunshot wound lying inside the private club. Birmingham Fire and Rescue reported to the scene along with the Jefferson County Coroner and pronounced the victim deceased on the scene.

The preliminary investigation reveals that the victim was involved in a verbal altercation when he was shot by an unknown suspect. There are no suspect(s) in custody. This is an ongoing investigation. Additional details will be provided as they come 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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