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Media Release 183- Homicide Investigation- Walter Davis Drive

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Thursday, August 24, 2023.

The victim has been identified as:

Snir Lalum, (44), Sex: Male / Race: Other, of Vestavia Hills, Alabama

At approximately 5:15 a.m., South Precinct officers were dispatched to a Person Shot call at 115 Walter Davis Drive, which is the business Insta Movers.

Officers arrived at the business and then observed the victim lying unresponsive in a warehouse bay suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Responding patrol officers rendered emergency aid to the victim.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and then transported the victim to UAB Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office notified our dispatcher the victim succumbed to his injuries at UAB Hospital.

The preliminary investigation suggests an unknown suspect(s) approached the victim at the business and fired shots at him. Currently, the motive is unknown

There is no one 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 remain anonymous and receive a cash reward by dialing Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.

Crime Stoppers pays tipsters cash rewards of up to $5,000 for their tips.

This is Birmingham’s 82nd murder investigation of 2023 with 7 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 in 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 183- Homicide Investigation- Walter Davis Drive