BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Officers responded to the scene of a homicide in Birmingham Thursday morning.
At 5:15 a.m., officers responded to a report of a person shot at Insta Movers in the 100 block of Walter Davis Drive near the Glen Iris area. According to Birmingham Police Department (BPD), a man was found lying unresponsive in a warehouse bay suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
He was later identified as 44-year-old Snir Lalum of Vestavia Hills, Alabama.
Responding patrol officers rendered emergency aid to the Lalum before Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and transported him to UAB Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Lalum succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.
According to BPD, the preliminary investigation suggests an unknown suspect(s) approached the victim at the business and fired shots at him. Currently, the motive is unknown and there is no one in custody.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is made available.