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Media Release 143- Homicide Investigation-18th Street North

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Thursday, June 20, 2024.

The victim has been identified as:

Maurice McGhee Davis, (40), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At around 11:20 a.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a Person Shot call in the 1500 Block of 18th Street North.

Officers arrived on the scene when they were met by two Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) deputies. The deputies alerted our officers to the victim. Officers observed the victim lying unresponsive on the sidewalk suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived and pronounced the victim deceased.

The preliminary investigation suggests two JCSO deputies were in the area possibly serving an eviction when a community member flagged them down about the victim.

Additional details are limited.

There is no one in custody.

Anyone with information on the case, please contact B.P.D.’s Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.

Crime Stoppers pays tipsters cash rewards of up to $5,000 for their tips.

This is Birmingham’s 64 murder investigation of 2024 with 7 justifiable death rulings.

The Birmingham Police Department adheres to FBI Uniform Crime Reporting guidelines 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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Media Release 143- Homicide Investigation-18th Street North