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Gunfire in East Birmingham Neighborhood Leaves 1 Dead

Gunfire erupted in an east Birmingham neighborhood Saturday afternoon, leaving one man dead.

Birmingham police were dispatched at 3:24 p.m. to the 9100 block of 14th Avenue North on a report of a person shot. That area is off Zion City Road.

When officers arrived, they found a man on the ground near two vehicles on a dead-end street. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Authorities said another person heard the shots and found the victim wounded.

A couple of vehicles were also hit by the shots.

No arrests have been made.

Multiple friends and family members are gathered outside in what has been a somewhat tense scene.

Several arguments have erupted outside the crime scene tape and one woman was hit with pepper spray after struggling with police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Birmingham detectives at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

Source : Al.