Birmingham PD: Man shot, killed while walking with friend

Birmingham PD: Man shot, killed while walking with friend
Residents say these bears are meant to honor the life of the person killed late Friday night. Source: Judson Garner/WBRC
Residents say these bears are meant to honor the life of the person killed late Friday night. Source: Judson Garner/WBRC
Police said the man was walking with his friend at the time he was shot. Source: Judson Garner/WBRC
Police said the man was walking with his friend at the time he was shot. Source: Judson Garner/WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A man lost his life Saturday morning after being shot in the chest while he was walking with a woman in the 2400 block of 9th Court South.

Birmingham police are investigating the shooting death as a homicide. Lt. Sean Edwards described the victim as a black male but did not release his identity.

Investigators say an unknown man approached the victim and his friend and shot him in the chest. Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

What led to the shooting remains unknown.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Birmingham police at 205-254-1764.

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