Media Release 184
Double Homicide Investigation
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a double homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Thursday, August 5, 2021.
The victims will be identified upon notification to their next of kin.
At approximately 1:15 p.m., South Precinct officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1000 block of 42nd Place North on report of a person shot. Officers arrived on the scene and made entry inside of the residence where they discovered a male victim lying unresponsive in a hallway suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Officers continued to search the residence where they discovered a second male victim lying
unresponsive in the kitchen suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced both victims deceased.
At this time, there is no one in custody. Details are limited in this investigation.
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 65th 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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