B’ham police investigating homicide near Gate City

Birmingham police investigating homicide near Gate City

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham police are investigating a homicide near the Gate City community.

Police responded to a shooting Tuesday night in the 6700 block of Interlaken Ave. The victim was taken to UAB Hospital, where he died overnight.

The victim has been identified as 27-year-old Deterius Mathews.

Authorities say there is not a description of a suspect available. The motive to the shooting is not known.

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