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Media Release 103- Homicide Investigation-60th Street Ensley

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, May 23, 2022.

The victim has been identified as:

Alpatrick Mckinstry, (32), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 7:05 PM, West Precinct officers were dispatched to the 1300 Block of 60th Street Ensley on report of a person shot. The call details stated a female shot a male and fled the location.

Officers arrived on the scene and observed the victim lying unresponsive in the front yard of the residence suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

While officers were on the scene, a female called 911 to notify she had just shot a male on 60th Street Ensley. The female was now in Fairfield, Alabama. Officers took the female into custody in Fairfield. She will be questioned by detectives at Birmingham Police Headquarters. Detectives will present the case information to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office who will determine whether criminal charges will be filed.

This case appears to be domestic in nature.

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 comes available.

This is Birmingham’s 48th murder investigation of 2022 including 5 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 into 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 103- Homicide Investigation- 60th Street Ensley