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Man shot dead in old middle school parking lot

Man killed near old middle school in Birmingham
Man killed near old middle school in Birmingham(WBRC)
Published: Dec. 4, 2021 at 11:55 AM CST|Updated: Dec. 4, 2021 at 2:28 PM CST
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - According to Birmingham Police, two shootings occurred Saturday morning.

The first shooting is being investigated as a homicide, according to a Birmingham Police spokesperson. At approximately 7:00 a.m., officers were dispatched to 1328 28th Street North to the Old Kirby Middle School parking lot on report of a person down. Upon arrival, officers discovered 42-year-old Melvin Foster, Jr. lying on the ground, unresponsive, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the preliminary investigation suggests the victim may have been shot during a period between the previous night and the early morning. Currently, there is no one in custody.

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