1 killed in apartment shooting, Birmingham PD conducts homicide investigation

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Police are conducting a homicide investigation after a shooting took place on 20th Place Ensley.

Officers responded to a call of a person shot shortly after 1:30 a.m. on Sunday. When officers arrived, they found a gunshot victim inside an apartment.

Paramedics pronounced the person dead at the scene.

Birmingham Police Sergeant Rod Mauldin discussed what led to the shooting.

“Two males got into an altercation over a female, resulting in the victim being shot. We do have a person of interest in custody. However, we are still asking for additional assistance,” said Mauldin.

There were no additional details.

If you have any information, call crime stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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