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Media Release 225

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at approximately 9:30 p.m.

The identity of the deceased will be released upon confirmation and notification of immediate family.

Officers from the South Precinct responded to the 900 block of 24th Street South to investigate a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers observed the deceased person lying on the ground unresponsive in the rear of an apartment complex. 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.