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Media Release 232 – Homicide Investigation – 4500 Block Richard Arrington Jr Blvd

Homicide Investigation

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

The victim has been identified as:

Montrial Tremain Hardy (21), of Birmingham, Alabama.

 At approximately 2:00 PM, South Precinct officers were dispatched to the 4500 block of Richard Arrington, Jr. Boulevard North on a Shot Spotter notification. Moments later Birmingham 9-1-1 received a call that an adult male had been shot.

Upon arrival officers observed the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived at the scene and transported the victim to UAB Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

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 119th murder investigation of 2022 including 8 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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