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Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, January 11, 2021.

The victim has been identified as Lacorey McDonald, (31), B/M, of Alabaster, Alabama.

Just before 8:30 p.m., officers from East Precinct responded to St. Vincent’s East Hospital after being notified of the arrival of a wounded gunshot victim. The victim, Corey McDonald was transported to the emergency room by private vehicle. The McDonald sustained multiple gunshot wounds. McDonald succumb to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by St. Vincent Hospital staff.

Details are limited in this investigation. There are no suspects in custody.

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-

This is Birmingham’s 4th murder of 2021. 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 16-Homicide Investigation-LaCorey Lashard McDonald