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Media Release 111- Homicide Investigation- 44th Avenue North

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Thursday, May 26, 2023.

The victim has been identified as:

Deunte Jurrell Winston,(23), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 9:35 AM, East Precinct officers were dispatch to the 4300 Block of 44th Avenue North on report of a Person Shot.

Officers arrived on the scene and observed the victim on a porch suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and transported the victim to UAB Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

UAB Hospital staff pronounced the victim deceased.

The preliminary investigation suggests the victim was involved in an altercation with a separate male. The suspect fired shots at the victim, then fled the scene.

There is no one 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 47th 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 111- Homicide Investigation- 44th Avenue North