Early morning shooting in West End leaves one man dead; Birmingham police investigating

An investigation is currently underway into a fatal shooting that happened early Saturday morning in West End.

At approximately 2:51 a.m., Birmingham police arrived at 17th Street Southwest and Alemeda Avenue to find a black male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, who has yet to be identified, was transported to UAB Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

Police have yet to make an arrest or file charges in relation to the shooting.Anyone with information pertaining to the case is urged to contact the Birmingham Police Department Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.