BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a homicide after a man was found shot to death inside of a car Monday morning.
According to BPD, officers were dispatched to the area of Heflin Road and Pratt Highway on reports of a person shot just before 7:40 a.m. Authorities then discovered a vehicle in the roadway and an unresponsive man sitting in the driver’s seat suffering from a gunshot wound. They were pronounced dead on the scene.
The victim has been identified as Alonzo Colvin, 35, of Birmingham. Investigators say the man was involved in a verbal argument before being shot. A person of interest has been taken into custody.
No other information has been released at this time.