Birmingham PD investigating shooting death

Birmingham PD investigating shooting death

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Police are investigating the death of a man who was shot Friday afternoon.

The victim has been identified as Robert Ezell Smith. He was 27.

According to police, officers responded to a scene at 47th Street and 9th Terrace North and found Smith lying on the ground with gunshot wounds.

He was transported to UAB hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators believe Smith and a suspect exchanged words prior to him being shot. The suspect turned himself in shortly after the shooting.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.

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