Friday, November 9, 2012

Birmingham police investigate deadly barber shop shooting

What Is This World Coming To? Violence has gotten out of control in the city of Birmingham. Earlier this morning Fox 6 had breaking news to report, about a shocking incident that occured in a neighborhood barbershop, leaving a Barber dead an no one in custody.

Birmingham police investigate deadly barber shop shooting: Birmingham police are investigating a deadly shooting at a barber shop on Oporto-Madrid Blvd.

Police are investigating a fatal shooting at a barber shop in northeast Birmingham.
The shooting happened around 9 a.m. this morning at the Still Stand'N Barber & Style Shop  in the 500 block of Oporto-Madrid Blvd. North.
Birmingham Police Sgt. Johnny Williams confirmed that one person was killed in the shooting. The suspected shooter reportedly fled the scene in a vehicle driving south on Oporto-Madrid Blvd.
Police say the victim worked at the barber shop, but they have not confirmed whether or not he was a barber. Community members, however, say he was a barber at the shop. One bystander said the victim was cutting someone's hair when a person walked into the shop and shot him. The man died on the scene.
Police still don't know a motive in the shooting. One investigator called this type of crime in this particular neighborhood "very unusual." Police are interviewing witnesses to find out more information and a suspect description.
There are no suspects in custody at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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