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Media Release 194-Homicide Investigation-Aspen Run

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, September 20, 2022.

The victim has been identified as:

Stephen Lawrence Scott Jr., (19), B/M, of Irondale, Alabama. 

At approximately 9:50 PM, South Precinct officers were dispatched to the 1700 Block of Aspen Run (Adonna Apartments) on report of a person shot.

Officers arrived on the scene when they located the victim lying unresponsive inside of a vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Officers also located a second adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue (BFR) personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim deceased. BFR transported the second victim to UAB Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Details are limited in this investigation. Currently, 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 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 103rd murder investigation of 2021 with 6 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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Media Release 194-Homicide Investigation-Aspen Run