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Media Release 204- Homicide Investigation- 28th Street Ensley

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, October 9, 2022.

The victim has been identified as:

Kenneth Dewayne Maddox Jr., (35), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.  

At approximately 1:30 AM, West Precinct officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1900 Block of 28th Street Ensley on report of a person shot.

Officers arrived on the scene and observed the victim lying unresponsive inside of a residence suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and transported the victim to Princeton Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The preliminary investigation suggests the victim was involved in a verbal argument with another person inside of the residence. During the argument, the suspect shot the victim then fled on foot.

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 108th 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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Media Release 204- Homicide Investigation- 28th Street Ensley