Media Release 157
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Wednesday, June 24, 2021.
The victim will be identified upon notification to the next of kin.
At approximately 9:35 p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to 664 Earline Circle on report of shots fired. Officers arrived on the scene and discovered the victim being treated by Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel for multiple gunshot injuries.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel transported the victim to UAB Hospital where the staff pronounced the victim deceased. The preliminary investigation suggests an unknown suspect fired shots at the victim then fled on foot.
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. Simply download the app and submit a tip.
Updates will be provided as information becomes available.
This is Birmingham’s 53rd 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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