Man killed in Birmingham shooting identified

Published: Sep. 19, 2023 at 2:25 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 20, 2023 at 3:57 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Police are investigating a homicide that happened Tuesday, Sept. 19, around 1:50 p.m.

It happened in the 4000 block of Jefferson Avenue Southwest.


Police arrived on scene and found an unresponsive man with a gunshot wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue crews arrived and pronounced the man dead.

Authorities identified the man as 36-year-old Antonio Coleman.

Authorities say the area where his body was found is a frequent area that people hang out, and are asking witnesses to please come forward with information.

Police say no one in custody.

If anyone has information pertaining to the case, please contact the BPD Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764, or remain anonymous and receive a cash reward by dialing Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

Homicide investigation underway in Birmingham.
Homicide investigation underway in Birmingham.(Source: Olivianna Calmes/WBRC)

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