Birmingham police investigate fatal shooting in Ensley, 5 other killings in past week

Birmingham police at the scene of a fatal shooting in Ensley early Tuesday morning, September 2, 2014. (

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Birmingham police are investigating six killings over the past five days. In the latest death early Tuesday, a man lost his life in a hail of gunfire outside a home in the Ensley area. Police say the most recent killing happened just before 1:15 a.m. Tuesday. Police said they received a flood of emergency calls about the shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man in his 30s dead in front of an SUV, its window shattered by bullets. Earlier, Birmingham police identified a woman found stabbed to death inside her home Sunday evening as Linda Allbritton, who was in her 70s.