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1 man dead after double shooting at convenience store in SW Birmingham

Published: Jan. 4, 2022 at 3:54 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 5, 2022 at 9:11 AM CST
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Police are investigating after a man was killed in a double shooting in SW Birmingham Thursday afternoon.

Birmingham Police arrived at the scene at 36 South Park Rd. around 3:10 p.m. to find two men shot.

Both were transported to UAB Hospital where one of the victims, 24-year-old Leeco Whittington died from his injures. The other man’s injuries are considered non life-threatening.

BPD say preliminary investigation suggest the victims were in the convenience store parking lot when two unknown suspects approached them on foot and began shooting. The suspects took off in a silver sedan.

No suspects are currently in custody.

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

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