Man found shot dead on Avondale Park bench identified

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December 25 2021 12:00 am

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has released the identity of the man who was discovered shot dead in Avondale Park Wednesday.

Wallace David Fine, 67, of Birmingham, was found by a citizen unresponsive sitting on a park bench in Avondale Park just after 5 a.m. on Thursday. JCCO examined Fine and at this time report that there has been no evidence of foul play found.

The investigation is ongoing.

Stay with CBS 42 as this story develops.

ORIGINAL: Birmingham police are investigating a possible homicide at Avondale Park Wednesday morning.

According to the Birmingham Police Department, officers were called to the Avondale Park on the 4100 block of 5th Avenue South on reports of an unresponsive person sitting on a park bench.

Upon arrival, police discovered a man had been shot and killed by a single gunshot wound. BPD have labeled this investigation as a homicide.

Birmingham Sgt. Mauldin full statement on the incident can be watched in the video player above.

There are no suspects in custody at this time. If you have any information you’re asked to call BPD at 205-254-1764.

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