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Homicide investigation underway in Wylam area of Birmingham

Homicide investigation underway in Wylam area of Birmingham
Homicide investigation underway in Wylam area of Birmingham(WBRC)
Published: Jul. 19, 2021 at 4:02 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 20, 2021 at 3:50 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Birmingham Police Department says a homicide investigation is underway in the western part of the city in the Wylam neighborhood.

Police from the west precinct were called to the 900 block of Erie Street around 3:30 p.m. Monday.

When they arrived at the residence, they say 47-year-old Lapez Reddrick was found in the dining room suffering from a gunshot wound.

That’s when police say a Birmingham Fire and Rescue team was called to the scene. They arrived and determined Reddrick died from his injuries.

Police say their preliminary investigation suggests foul play was involved in Reddrick’s death.

No suspect has been identified.

The police department also says at least one child was in the residence when they arrived. The child was not injured.

If you have any information, you’re encouraged to contact Birmingham Police or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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