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Media Release 156- Homicide Investigation- Meg Drive

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Thursday, July 28, 2022.

The victim has been identified as:

Martez Demon Brown, (37), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 7:00 AM, East Precinct officers were dispatched to the 900 Block of Meg Drive on report of a person shot. Officers arrived on the scene when they entered a private residence and observed the victim lying unresponsive suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

The preliminary investigation suggests the victim was targeted and no other resident in the community is in any danger.

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 comes available.

This is Birmingham’s 76th murder investigation of 2022 including 6 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 156- Homicide Investigation- Meg Drive