The Birmingham Police detectives are investigating a homicide. The incident took place this morning at approximately 6:30 at Star Truck Parts, located at 2616 20th Street North.
The victim's identity is unknown at this time.
Officers from the North Precinct responded to the incident location to investigate a report of a person down. Upon arrival, officers were met by an employee of the business who directed them to the victim. Officers observed that the victim was lying on the ground outside of the business, unresponsive and suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
Paramedics arrived at the scene and pronounced the victim dead.