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Media Release 147-Officer-Involved Shooting-34th Street South

Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation


The Birmingham Police Department reports an officer-involved shooting investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, June 24, 2024.

The male has been identified as:

Daniel Allen Johnson, (43), W/M of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 8:31 p.m., a South Precinct officer was dispatched to a Disorderly Person call in the 700 Block of 34th Street South, in the Forest Park community. A detailed description was given by the caller.

Upon arrival, the officer encountered an adult male outside in the parking lot of an apartment building. The officer began speaking with the male while communicating to the 911 Communications dispatcher, requesting more officers to the location. The altercation between the officer and the male quickly escalated. The officer fired his firearm, wounding the male.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue Services arrived on the scene and transported the male to UAB Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Shortly after arrival, the male was pronounced deceased by UAB hospital staff.

The officer was not injured during this incident.

BPD Command Staff was present on the scene of the incident.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) arrived on the scene and will be the lead investigative agency in this Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation.

The officer’s body-worn-camera was activated throughout the incident. The officer will be placed on administrative leave until the investigation by ALEA is concluded and presented to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office for assessment.

Additional inquiries about this case should be directed to ALEA.


**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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