Birmingham Police investigate deadly shooting

BIRMINGHAM,AL (WBRC) - Birmingham Police were called out to the 700 Block of 1st Alley North at 3:00 a.m Sunday morning on the report of a person shot.

When they arrived on the scene they found the victim, 27-year-old Dontravis Antonio Smoot, lying on the ground suffering from gun shot wounds.

Officers received information the victim may have been attempting to rob someone when he was shot. Investigators interviewed the citizen involved in the shooting.

If anyone has any information pertaining to this case they are asked to contact the Birmingham Police Department at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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