Media Release 247
Unclassified Death Investigation
The Birmingham Police Department is currently conducting an unclassified death investigation. The incident occurred on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.
The victim’s will be identity will be released pending investigation findings and notification of next of kin.
At approximately, 10:12 a.m., officers from East Precinct responded to 400 block of 36th Ave North and found a male lying unresponsive on the ground. The male was found on the side of an apartment building. The victim was pronounced deceased by Birmingham Fire and Rescue and the Jefferson County Coroner.
Information is limited in this investigation. It has been determined the victim suffered from a gunshot wound. The Birmingham Police Department’s Communication Division received reports of this incident being a suicide; however the manner of death is yet to be determined. The Birmingham Police Department will release additional information upon confirmation of the cause of death from the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.
If there is anyone who has additional information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 2052547777.
**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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