Media Release 1
The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday January 5, 2019 at approximately 10:21 p.m.
The identity of the deceased will be released upon notification of next of kin.
Officers from the East Precinct responded to a call of a person shot at 3838 39th Court North. Upon arrival officers located one person unresponsive suffering from a gunshot wound lying next to a car. Birmingham Fire and Rescue reported to the scene and transported the victim to UAB Hospital. Detectives received information that the victim was pronounced deceased by hospital staff. Detectives were also advised that another person was transported to UAB Hospital by private vehicle with non-life threatening gunshot wound. The second person is expected to recover from his injury.
There are no suspect(s) in custody. This is an ongoing investigation. Additional details will be provided as they come available.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.
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