The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, October 3, 2023.

The victim has been identified as:
Michael Scott, (32), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 10:20 p.m., West Precinct officers were dispatched to a ShotSpotter alert in the 1000 Block of Vinesville Road. The call was updated to a Person Shot call. Officers arrived on the scene and then observed the victim unresponsive inside a vehicle; he was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim deceased. The preliminary investigation suggests the victim was sitting in a vehicle at a residence in the 5500 Block of Avenue J when an unknown suspect(s) fired shots into his vehicle. There is no one in custody.

If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the
B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or remain anonymous and receive a cash
reward by dialing Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.
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