Media Release 214 – Homicide Investigation – 10 Block of Elba Avenue
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, October 25, 2022.
The victim has been identified as:
Keyon Pollock (22), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.
On Monday, October 24, 2022, at approximately 10:10 PM, Birmingham 9-1-1 received call regarding a person shot in the 10 block of Elba Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service arrived to the scene and transported the victim to UAB Hospital with life threatening injuries. The victim succumbed to his injuries a few hours later.
Preliminary investigation suggests the victim walked up to a residence and asked for them to call for help as he had been shot.
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 115th 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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