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Media Release 151

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, June 13, 2021.

The victim has been identified as:
Lykeria Taylor, (21), B/F, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 2:20 a.m., West Precinct officers responded to a person shot at the intersection of Avenue V @ Warrior Road. Shot Spotter also alerted officers of rounds fired in the area. Officers arrived on the scene and located two adult victims suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. An adult male was struck by gunfire along with the victim.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel transported the victims to a local area hospital. The male suffered a non-life-threatening injury. The victim suffered life-threatening injuries. On Monday, June 14, 2021, the victim succumbed to her injuries at UAB Hospital.

The preliminary investigation suggests the victims had just left Club Euphoria (#7 15th Street West) when an unknown vehicle pulled up alongside them and fired shots into their vehicle.

If there is anyone who has additional information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-
7777. This is Birmingham’s 51st murder investigation of 2021 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 into 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 151- Homicide Investigation