Media Release 252
Double Homicide Investigation
The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a double homicide investigation. The incident occurred early Monday morning on November 22, 2020.
The victim has been identified as:
Johnathan Jackson, (48) w/m, of Hueytown, Alabama.
The other victim’s identity will be released upon formal identification and notification of next of kin.
At approximately 3:18 a.m., officers from West Precinct responded to a shot spotter call at 2010 48th Place Southwest. Officers arrived and observed a male victim lying on the ground next to a car with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the upper extremities. Officers also observed the identified victim, Johnathan Jackson unresponsive in the driver’s seat of a vehicle. Birmingham Fire and Rescue Responded to the scene and both victims were pronounced deceased. There are limited details in this investigation. There are no suspects in custody. Detectives have not established a motive.
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 @ 205-
2547777. This is Birmingham’s 95th and 96th homicide investigation of 2020 with 13 justifiable death investigations and 1 non-criminal homicide (accidental
shooting). 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 into the total homicide
**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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