Birmingham police investigate overnight murder

The Birmingham Police detectives are investigating a Friday night homicide. The incident occurred in the 300 Block of Carroll Street.The identity of the victim has not been released pending notification of immediate family. West Precinct Officers responding to a shots fired call around 9 p.m. found a vehicle sitting in the alley between Carroll Street and Barbee Street. Officers saw the victim lying against the rear driver's door with what appeared to be several gunshot wounds to the upper body area. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and detectives are investigating the death as a homicide. Birmingham police ask anyone with information to call the Homicide Unit at 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 254-7777.