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Media Release 249-Homicide Investigation- Avenue C

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Saturday, November 18, 2023.

The victim has not been identified.

At approximately 4:01 p.m., West Precinct officers responded to a call of a person shot at the intersection on 26th Street Ensley and Avenue C.

Officers arrived on the scene and observed an adult male lying in the roadway near a vehicle, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue Services arrived on the scene and transported the victim to UAB Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased at approximately 5:05 p.m.

The preliminary investigation suggests someone in the area heard gunfire and then observed the victim fall out of a vehicle into the roadway and called 911 Emergency Services.

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 becomes available.

This is Birmingham’s 113th murder investigation of 2023 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 249- Homicide Investigation-Avenue C