BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Police are investigating a homicide in south Birmingham after a man was killed in an apparent shooting early Tuesday morning.
Shots rang out in the 700 block of 81st Place South a little before 4 a.m.
Crews were seen removing a body from the scene.
The Jefferson County coroner identified the victim as Richard Bernard Smith, 59. He was pronounced dead on the scene at 3:46 a.m. Dec. 1.
The coroner says Smith was found dead outside of his home.
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