Birmingham Police investigating homicide on Tempest Drive

Birmingham Police investigating homicide on Tempest Drive
Published: May. 18, 2023 at 3:05 PM CDT|Updated: May. 18, 2023 at 4:45 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a Thursday afternoon homicide in the 2600 Block of Tempest Drive.

Birmingham Police say at around 2:25 p.m., West Precinct officers were dispatched to Forest Hills Village on reports of a person shot.

When officers arrived, they found an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound.

BFRS arrived on scene and pronounced the man deceased.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a large crowd was inside an apartment and an argument started, ending with gunshots.

Police believe that the victim and suspect knew each other and were acquaintances.

A small child was in the apartment at the time of the shooting, according to police. The child was not injured during the shooting.

No suspects are in custody at this time.

If you have any information about this incident, call the Birmingham Police Department at (205) 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777.

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