- Associated Press - Saturday, December 5, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Police say a man has been fatally shot while walking with a woman at a public housing development in Birmingham.

Birmingham Police Lt. Sean Edwards says the man died after suffering a gunshot wound to the chest early Saturday. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Edwards says a preliminary investigation reveals that the victim was walking with a woman when a man approached them and shot the man. The suspect then fled the scene on foot.

Police don’t know why suspect shot the victim.

Edwards says police are still investigating the shooting.

The identity of the victim has not been released.

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