Media Release 203- Homicide Investigation- Georgia Road
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Thursday, October 6, 2022.
The victim will be identified upon notification to the next of kin.
At approximately 10:30 AM, East Precinct officers were dispatched to 7559 Georgia Road on report of a two people shot.
Officers arrived on the scene and observed an adult male victim lying unresponsive inside of a vehicle. Also, officers located a second adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound on the scene.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel transported both victims to UAB Hospital. One of the victims succumbed to his injuries at UAB Hospital; the second victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The preliminary investigation suggests both victims were sitting inside of a vehicle when a second vehicle pulled alongside of theirs and an unknown occupant in the second vehicle began firing shots at the victims.
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 107th murder investigation of 2022 including 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 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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