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Media Release 165

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Saturday July 10, 2021.

The victim’s identity will be released upon notification of next of kin.

At approximately 08:09 p.m., the Birmingham 911 Communication Division received calls of multiple shots fired in the 4400 block of Willard Ave. West precinct officers responded to the scene and discovered the victim lying in the street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and the victim was pronounced deceased. Two additional wounded victims arrived at Fire Station 25 and was transported to UAB with non life threatening injuries.

The preliminary investigation indicates there was a multiple rounds exchanged during this incident. There are no suspects in custody.

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 56th 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.

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Media Release 165-Homicide Investigation