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Media Release 114-Homicide Investigation-66th Courtway South

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Saturday, June 11, 2022.

The victim has been identified as:

Morrion Hamilton, (43), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 4:40 PM, East Precinct officers were dispatched to the 7500 Block of 66th Courtway South on report of a person shot. Officers arrived on the scene when they observed the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Officers rendered aid to the victim by applying pressure on his wounds. Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and transported the victim to UAB Hospital. UAB Hospital staff pronounced the victim deceased.

The preliminary investigation suggests the victim was involved in an argument with an unknown suspect. The suspect fired shots at the victim then fled the scene in an unknown vehicle.

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 56th 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 114- Homicide Investigation- 66th Courtway South