Man found dead in front yard of Birmingham home, investigation underway

October 02 2021 06:00 pm

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A man was shot dead in the front yard of a Birmingham home early this Monday morning.

According to the Birmingham Police Department, a man was found dead in front of a home on the 8500 block of 3 Avenue North in Birmingham. BPD report that a suspect walked up and shot the victim multiple times before fleeing the scene early Monday morning.

Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 28-year-old Sergio Hernandez Leiva.

BPD are searching for the suspect and asking the public to provide information if able.

No further information has been made available at this time.

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