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Media Release 117

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

The victim’s has been identified as Brenda Lee Jordan, (62), B/F, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 4:11 p.m., East Precinct Officers responded to the 6800 Block of 1st Ave North on a call of a person shot. Upon arrival, Officers discovered the victim in the passenger seat of a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound which proved to be fatal. The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene by Birmingham Fire and Rescue and Jefferson County Coroner.

The preliminary investigation suggest the victim was the passenger in a vehicle traveling eastbound on 1st Ave North. The occupants from a vehicle nearby fired shots at another vehicle, however the gunfire struck the victim. The vehicle occupied by the victim was passing through the area when gunfire erupted. There are no suspect(s) in custody. Additional information will be released as it comes available.

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.

*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**