Man shot, killed at Birmingham apartment complex identified


(CBS 42)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Police are conducting a homicide investigation after a shooting at a Birmingham apartment complex left one person dead Tuesday night.

According to the Birmingham Police Department, officers responded to the call of a person shot just before 8 p.m. in the 7500 block of 66th Street South. Upon arrival, officers found a man in the kitchen of an apartment suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim was later identified as Birmingham resident 37-year-old Frank Winston, according to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.

Further investigation revealed that Winston was involved in an altercation with the suspect prior to being shot.

BPD says that a woman was taken into custody for additional questioning. Authorities believe this may have been a domestic related homicide.

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