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Media Release 144- Homicide Investigation-New Hill Court

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:

Nakita Nicole Walker, (26) B/F, of Hoover, Alabama.

At around 10:15 p.m., West Precinct officers were dispatched to a Person Shot call at a residence in the 700 Block of New Hill Court.

Officers arrived on the scene and then discovered the victim lying unresponsive on an exterior staircase.

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

The preliminary investigation suggests an adult male (suspect) was at the location causing a disturbance. The suspect began arguing with the victim. During the argument, the suspect shot the victim.

The suspect is not 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 65 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 144- Homicide Investigation-New Hill Court