Media Release 12- Homicide Investigation- 1st Street West
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Friday, January 13, 2023.
The victim has been identified as:
Jasmine Clevette Price, (33), B/F, of Birmingham, Alabama.
At approximately 11:00 AM, North Precinct officers were dispatched to the 800 Block of 1st Street West on report of multiple shots fired.
Officers arrived on the scene and observed an SUV that had collided with an apartment complex building.
While officers were on the scene, the SUV became engulfed in flames. Birmingham Fire and Rescue (BFR) personnel arrived on the scene and extinguished the flames. BFR discovered the victim inside of the vehicle unresponsive suffering an apparent gunshot wound. BFR pronounced the victim deceased.
The preliminary investigation suggests multiple shots were fired in an exchange of gunfire in the 800 Block of 1st Street West. The victim was struck by the gunfire. Currently, the incident does not appear to be random. 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 4th murder investigation of 2023. 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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