B’ham police investigating homicide near Rickwood Field

B’ham police investigating homicide near Rickwood Field
Local authorities located a deceased body on Carolina Beach Saturday morning

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in a vehicle near Rickwood Field.

Police say they responded to a call of an accident in the intersection of 2nd Ave. and 12th Street West around 8:45 p.m. Monday. Responding officers located an adult male in the driver’s seat of a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound, according to police. He was pronounced at the scene.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified 44-year-old Charles L. Brown as the victim.

The Coroner’s Office says that though the victim died in front of Rickwood Field, it stemmed from an altercation near 3rd Avenue West and Princeton Parkway West at a Burger King.

Authorities say the victim was injured in the altercation, drove from the scene and wrecked in front of Rickwood Field. The Coroner’s Office did not confirm that the victim was shot.

No suspects are in custody.

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