Owner of Birmingham beauty shop killed in store

Owner of Birmingham beauty shop killed in store (Image 1)
Owner of Birmingham beauty shop killed in store (Image 1)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Police in Birmingham are investigating the death of a beauty shop owner who was found fatally shot inside her store.

Lt. Sean Edwards tells AL.com a woman was found inside of Ebony Beauty Supply on 27th Street with a gunshot wound to her chest.

She was pronounced dead on the scene and the incident is being investigated as a homicide.

Authorities say a customer saw the owner's car outside Saturday morning and noticed that the store was closed when it should have been open.

The woman's identity hasn't been released.

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