Birmingham police investigate late night homicide

Birmingham Police detectives are working a homicide investigation this morning. The incident occurred last night in the 1200 Block of Lawson Road. East Precinct Officers responding to the location around 10:20 pm found the victim lying face down in the street. The Birmingham Fire Department responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. Detectives are investigating the death as a homicide. The identity of the deceased will be released upon notification of immediate family. Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 254-7777.