Elderly man shot and killed after answering door at home near Ruffner Mountain

Updated: Aug. 30, 2019 at 4:48 AM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham police do not have a motive or suspect after a man was shot and killed at his door late Thursday night.

Police say the older couple living at the home in the 8600 block of 9th Court Circle South heard someone at their door. The 78-year-old male victim got up, opened the front door and was shot once. He died at the scene.

The female was not harmed and police say nothing was stolen.

We’re told the same address had a call earlier in the day about a stolen vehicle. Police also say there was a recent double homicide on 9th Circle South.

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