Birmingham police investigating homicide on Avenue Z in Ensley

Birmingham police investigating homicide on Avenue Z in Ensley

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Birmingham police are on the scene of a homicide on Avenue Z and 29th Place in Ensley.

Officers arrived to find a man lying on the curve suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene

The victim is a black male, possibly in his late 30s or early 40s

Investigators don't know a motive at this time. They also don't know if there's any connection to the shooting that happened in the same block last Thursday.

It will be part of the investigation to see if they are connected.

Police say the shooting does not appear to be random. They believe the victim knew his killer.

Authorities are still looking for the suspect.

Asking the general public with any information to give them a call

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