BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene of a house fire that left one person dead Monday night.

According to BFRS, crews responded to reports of a house fire in the 4000 block of Old Lewisburg Road at 7:07 p.m. and was extinguished within an hour. It is confirmed that one person died in the blaze.

On Tuesday, public information officer Truman Fitzgerald announced the death is now under investigation as a homicide by Birmingham Police as an autopsy revealed the victim was shot.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by BPD and BFRS.

Stay with CBS 42 as this is a developing story.