Media Release 104-Homicide Investigation-54th Street North
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, May 23, 2022.
The victim will be identified upon notification to the next of kin.
At approximately 10:50 PM, East Precinct officers were dispatched to 135 54th Street North on report of a ShotSpotter alert. Officers arrived on the scene and observed a SUV which had collided into a utility pole. Upon further investigation, officers observed the driver suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.
Currently, there is no one in custody. Details are limited in this investigation.
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 49th 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**
Click here to print