Man shot, killed in North Pratt neighborhood


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Saturday afternoon, police say a man was shot and killed in the 100 block of Dugan Avenue in the North Pratt neighborhood.

Joshua Rogers, 26, of Birmingham, was identified as the victim.

Officers with the West Precinct responded just after 4:30 p.m. to a call of a person shot at an apartment complex. When they arrived, they found Rogers on the ground just outside of the back passenger side of a vehicle. They say he sustained multiple gunshot wounds.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue and the Jefferson County Coroner responded and pronounced Rogers dead.

BPD says that two persons of interest were detained at a nearby gas station and will be questioned by investigators. They also say that it appears Rogers was the target of an ambush.

Authorities say that this is an ongoing investigation.

If anyone has information pertaining to this case, please contact BPD at 205-254-1764 or CrimeStoppers at 205-254-7777.

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