Man found dead at woman's back door

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - It was a busy night in Birmingham for police.

Officers were called to the scene of a homicide on Wednesday night. The shooting happened around 8:00 p.m. in north Avondale on 5th Court North.

Police say the male victim was found near the back door of a woman's home. She found him after hearing multiple gunshots.

The victim has been identified as 28-year-old Sedrick Atkins. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

There have been no arrests or charges filed in the case.  If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, they are encouraged to contact the Birmingham Police Department @ 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 254-7777.

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