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Media Release 234- Homicide Investigation- 41st Street North

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.

The victim has been identified as:

Brandon Tavarius Carpenter, (28), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 1 PM, South Precinct officers were dispatched to the 500 Block of 41st Street North on report of multiple Shot Spotter alerts. While en route, the call was updated to a person shot call.

Officers arrived on the scene when they observed the victim lying unresponsive in an alleyway suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

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

The preliminary investigation suggests that the victim was outside of a vehicle when he was approached by at least two suspects who fired shots at him. The victim was struck by gunfire. The suspects fled the scene.

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 120th murder investigation of 2021 with 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 in 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 234- Homicide Investigation- 41st Street North