Media Release 24- Arrest Made in the Jerrod Turner Homicide Investigation
Arrest Made in Jerrod Turner Homicide Investigation
The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have obtained a warrant for an arrest in connection to the homicide of Jerrod Excell Turner. Jerrod Turner was found shot and killed on Saturday, November 26, 2022, while in the 2800 Block of 29th Street Southwest.
The suspect is a 15-year-old male. We are withholding his information to protect his rights as a juvenile.
On Thursday, January 26, 2023, Birmingham Police Detectives presented information on the case to Jefferson County Family Court officials. After an assessment of the information, detectives obtained a Pickup Order for the juvenile.
On Friday, 27, 2023, the United States Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force took the juvenile into custody; He was transported to the G Ross Bell Youth Detention Center
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(Media Release 242-2022)
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Saturday, November 26, 2022.
The victim has been identified as:
Jerrod Excell Turner, (30), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.
At approximately 6:50 PM, Birmingham Fire and Rescue (BFR) personnel received a 911 call that a person was shot in the 2800 Block of 29th Street Southwest. West Precinct officers responded to the location along with BFR.
Officers arrived on the scene and observed the victim lying unresponsive in the driveway of the house (which appears to be abandoned) suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
BFR pronounced the victim deceased.
The preliminary investigation suggests a family member discovered the victim and called 911. 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 124th 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 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**