Media Release 113-Homicide Investigation-Alemeda Avenue Southwest
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Thursday, June 9, 2022.
The victim will be identified upon notification to the next of kin.
At approximately 11:00 PM, West Precinct officers were dispatched to a person shot call at the Alemeda Terrace Apartment Complex located in the 1700 Block of Alemeda Avenue Southwest.
Officers arrived on the scene when they entered the complex and observed an adult male victim lying unresponsive near the parking lot of the location; he was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.
The preliminary investigation suggests the victim and an unknown suspect(s) were involved in a verbal argument that led to the suspect firing shots at the victim. The suspect(s) fled the scene.
Currently, 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 comes available.
This is Birmingham’s 55th murder investigation of 2022 with 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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