Birmingham PD: Man found shot to death on sofa, victim identified

Man killed on 53rd Street North in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Police are investigating a homicide in the 900 block of 53 St N.

The victim has been identified as 41-year-old Robert Henry Goodgame.

Officers said they found him lying on a sofa inside an apartment Friday afternoon. He died from a gunshot wound.

Officers said the call came into 911 as an altercation at approximately 3:05 p.m.

Police say the suspect fled prior to officer’s arrival. No arrest has been made in this investigation and detectives have not determined a clear motive.

Investigators are talking to someone in relation to the case.

Police ask if anyone has information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777

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