Birmingham police: Man shot in his home, died at hospital

Birmingham police: Man shot in his home, died at hospital

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred on Saturday around 9:30 p.m.

Police say Ronald Brown, 55, was shot at his home in the 1300 block of Lake Lane.

Officers responded to the call and found the victim lying on the living room floor suffering from a gunshot wound to the body.

The victim was treated at the scene and transported to UAB hospital where he later died from his injuries, according to police.

Detectives learned the victim was home with his wife and son when he answered a knock on the door and was shot.

"The shooter was looking for someone in this home. This is not a random shooting," detectives say.

Authorities say it is not known at this time who shot the victim.

Check back for updates as this story develops.

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