Media Release 235
The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a robbery
investigation. Investigators request assistance from the public in identifying the suspect
in the attached robbery photos. The robbery occurred on Friday, October 30, 2020.
At approximately 6:15, officers from the West Precinct responded to a robbery call at
Metro PCS located at 800 Graymont Ave. Officers arrived and was met by the store clerk who sustained a gunshot wound to the chest. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and the clerk was transported UAB Hospital with life threatening injuries.
The preliminary investigation suggest the suspect (pictured) entered the location and
spoke with the employees behind the counter. Once all of the customers exited the store, the suspect pulled a firearm and demanded U.S. currency. During the robbery, the suspect shot one of the employees. Store clerk and fled from the location on foot.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D.
Robbery/Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.
See attached video and photo.
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