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Media Release 2- Homicide Investigation- 100 Block of 59th Street N

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, January 2, 2022.

The victim has been identified as:

Jamarquis Darionte Weaver (27), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At 9:46 PM, officers were dispatched to the 100 block of 59th Street North, on a shot spotter notification of multiple shots fired in the area. Community members also called to advise about shots fired.

Upon arrival officers observed two adult males in a vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased. The passenger was transported by Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service to UAB Hospital with life threatening injuries.

Currently there are no suspects in custody.

If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the 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 1st murder investigation of 2022 including 0 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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