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Birmingham Police investigate murder of Muscle Shoals man

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Investigators in Jefferson County said a Muscle Shoals man was murdered Saturday night. (Source: WBRC) Investigators in Jefferson County said a Muscle Shoals man was murdered Saturday night. (Source: WBRC)
BIRMINGHAM , AL (WAFF) -

Investigators in Jefferson County said a Muscle Shoals man was murdered Saturday night.

It happened after 10 p.m. in the 1200 block of Lawson Road in Birmingham.

Police found a man face-down on the ground with possible gunshot wounds. Birmingham Fire Rescue pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

The Jefferson County Coroner's office told WBRC-TV in Birmingham the victim was James Farentino Madden, 41, from Muscle Shoals.

A neighbor who lives near the crime scene expressed his shock at learning about the man's death.

"Wow. I don't know what to say. It's unusual for something like that to happen here," said Australia Harris. "I don't know. It's not common here."

Birmingham Police are asking anyone with information on the case to contact their homicide unit at 205-254-1764.

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