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Media Release 224

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, August 19, 2019 at approximately 8:41 p.m.

The deceased has been identified as:
Calvin Vance, B/M, 18, of Birmingham, Alabama.

Officers from the West Precinct responded to the 1000 block of Gulfport Street, Wylam to investigate a Shot Spotter call of shots fired. As officer responded, additional calls of shots fired were received from citizens in the area. Upon arrival, officers observed the deceased person lying on the edge of the roadway unresponsive. The victim appeared to have suffered an apparent gunshot wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived along with the Jefferson County Coroner and pronounced the victim deceased on the scene.

There are no suspect(s) in custody. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Release No. 224 Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 9:22 A.M., CDT