BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Police Department is investigating the scene of a homicide Friday afternoon.
According to the BPD, officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Elm Street Southwest at around 1:45 p.m. on report of shots fired. While en route, the call was updated to a person shot. Officers arrived and discovered Birmingham resident John Anthony Jackson, 43, lying in the roadway with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police believe Jackson was shot after getting out of his car and targeted. No suspects are in custody at this time.
If you have any information, please call the Birmingham Police Department at 205-254-1764. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.
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