BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation after a woman was killed Monday night.
According to BPD, officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of Alemeda Avenue around 6:55 p.m. on reports of a person shot. Officers were then updated that ShotSpotter registered multiple rounds fired in the 1100 block of 15th Street Southwest.
Officers arrived and located Trudy Mustin, 63, of Bessemer, at the scene suffering from a gunshot wound. She was transported to UAB Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.
Preliminary investigation suggests this shooting stems from an escalation of two groups who were having an ongoing argument.