Media Release 126- Homicide Investigation- Avenue T
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Saturday, June 17, 2023.
The victim has been identified as:
Eugene Holiday, (71), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.
Shortly after 1 PM, West Precinct officers were dispatched to Shots Fired calls in the 4700 Block of Avenue T. The call was updated to a Person Shot call.
Officers arrived on the scene and then entered a residence when they observed the victim lying unresponsive suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and then pronounced the victim deceased.
The preliminary investigation suggests the victim was shot by a family member during a domestic incident.
The suspect is not 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 becomes available.
This is Birmingham’s 55th murder investigation of 2023 with 4 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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