BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation after a man was found dead inside his vehicle.
According to the BPD, officers arrived to the 1000 block of Tin Mil Road at around 10:07 a.m. on reports of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers found 22-year-old Robert Alexander Brown, of Bessemer, inside a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived and pronounced Brown dead.
The preliminary investigation suggests that family members had not heard from Brown since Saturday around noon and became concerned. They were driving around in the area when they observed his vehicle in a parking lot. The family member saw the victim inside and called the police.
There is currently no one in custody. If you have any information, you are asked to contact the BPD at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.