Man shot in the back in Birmingham

Fox 6 reporter photo/Alan Collins
Fox 6 reporter photo/Alan Collins

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – Investigators are on the scene of a shooting in Birmingham.

Around 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, officers responded to a shooting call at 1185 Alexander Street. Upon arrival, they found a man lying in the front yard and suffering from a gunshot wound.

Neighbors say the man was shot in the back.

The victim was transported to UAB Hospital. There is no word on the man's condition or identity.

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