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Media Release 113- Homicide Investigation- 9th Avenue North

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, May 29, 2023.

The victim has been identified as:

Juanderius Woods, (43), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 8:10 PM, South Precinct officers began receiving multiple Shot Spotter alerts in the 800 Block of 44th Place North. Officers were alerted a person was shot in the 4400 Block of 9th Avenue North.

Officers entered a parking lot when they observed the victim lying unresponsive on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

The preliminary investigation suggests there was an exchange of gunfire in the parking lot. We believe the victim was targeted in this shooting.

There is no one 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 49th 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 113- Homicide Investigation- 9th Avenue North