Media Release 186
The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide
investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, August 24, 2020.
The victim has been identified as Eddie Jackson, (43), B/M, of Birmingham,
At approximately 1:30 p.m., Officers from the Community Safety Partnership Unit
responded to 4170 Messer Airport Highway on a call of two people shot. Officers arrived
and discovered the victim Eddie Jackson suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
Jackson was transported to UAB hospital where he succumb to his injuries. Another
wounded individual was taken to St. Vincent East by personal vehicle. The subject
sustained non-life threatening injuries.
Details are limited in this investigation. This homicide appears to be domestic in nature.
Updates will be provided as details come available. This is an ongoing 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.
This is Birmingham’s 67th
homicide investigation of 2020 and 10 justifiable death
investigations and 1 non-criminal homicide (accidental shooting). 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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