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Media Release 102- Homicide Investigation- Multiple People Shot- 47th Street North

Homicide Investigation / Multiple People Shot

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation after multiple people were shot. The incident occurred on Friday, May 19, 2023.

The victim has been identified as:

Roshode Darnell Davidson, (36), B/M , of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 10:08 PM, South Precinct officers were dispatched to the 900 Block of 47th Street North on report of Multiple People Shot.

Officers arrived on the scene and observed an adult female injured in front of an apartment. Officers observed three adult males injured by gunfire in front of an apartment.

Responding officers rendered aid to the victims.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and transported the victims to a local area hospital.

One of the adult males was pronounced deceased. The other victims are believed to have suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The female victim was originally thought to have been shot; however, patrol officers have stated she was not injured by gunfire.

The preliminary investigation suggests the victims were at a birthday party in the 900 Block of 47th Street North when an unknown suspect approached them on foot and began firing shots at the group.

There is no suspect in custody.

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.

Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through the Birmingham Police Department’s Mobile App on Android or IOS devices. Updates will be provided as information becomes available.

This is Birmingham’s 44th murder investigation of 2023 with 3 justifiable death investigations). The Birmingham Police Department adheres to FBI Uniform Crime Reporting guidelines set for all law enforcement agencies across the United States. FBI Uniform Crime Reporting guidelines do not require law enforcement agencies to include justifiable death investigations in the total homicide investigations counts.

**The information is based on a preliminary and ongoing investigation, which continues to evolve as investigators interview witnesses, review physical and electronic records, and analyze forensic evidence. The Department’s understanding of the facts and circumstances may change as additional evidence is collected and analyzed**

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Media Release 102- Homicide Investigation- 47th Street North