Birmingham PD investigating after man was found shot to death outside discount store

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12:43 P.M. UPDATE

The victim has been identified as 50-year-old Reginald Brown of Birmingham. 


Birmingham Police are investigating the death of a man who was shot and killed outside a store late Sunday night. 

Police responded to the 1500 block of 12th Court N. where they found a male victim outside of his vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds. Birmingham Fire and Rescue also responded to the scene and pronounced the victim dead. 

Investigators learned that the victim was in his car outside of Omar Discount Store when the suspect approached his vehicle. The victim exited his car and got into a physical altercation with the suspect. The suspect pulled out a gun and shot the victim twice before fleeing the scene on foot. 

Officials believe the suspect and the victim know each other. Investigators also learned that the victim was driving a car that was reported stolen during a robbery back in December. 

If you have any information related to this investigation, you are asked to call Birmingham Police at 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 254-7777. 

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