Homicide investigation in Birmingham after man shot in the head

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A Birmingham man is in custody and charged with capital murder after a homicide on Oport-Madrid Boulevard on July 5.

Officers with the Birmingham Police Department were called to investigate an assault in the 100 block of Oporto-Madrid Boulevard South around 10:30 p.m.

When they arrived, they found a man suffering a gunshot wound to the head.

He was taken to UAB Hospital for treatment of his injuries. Sadly, he died Saturday afternoon, July 7.

The victim is identified as 63-year-old Spencer Burch of Birmingham. He was driving a white van at the time of the shooting.

Dejaun Hall, 22, has been arrested and charged in the homicide.

If you have any information that could help detectives solve their investigation, please call the Birmingham PD at 205-254-1764 or Crimestoppers at 205-254-7777.

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