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Alabama man shot to death near party

February 4, 2019

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police have identified a man found shot to death near the scene of a party in Alabama.

Birmingham police told news outlets the shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Officers responding to a report of gunshots found a man in a ditch next to his motorcycle.

The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Christopher Lawson of Birmingham.

Sgt. Johnny Williams said Lawson is thought to have attended a party in the area. Neighbors reported hearing up to 10 gunshots. Investigators do not have a motive for the shooting.

No arrests have been made.

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