’50 shots heard’: Birmingham man killed in early morning shooting


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Police in Birmingham are investigating a shooting that left one man dead early Friday morning.

According to the Birmingham Police Department, officers responded to a shooting on the 4100 block of Avenue M around 3 a.m. Friday. Upon arrival, officers discovered 28-year-old Dewayne Lenard Barnes dead on the street.

Authorities report that a neighbor heard about 50 shots before calling police.

No further information has been made available at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

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