Media Release 254
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, October 24, 2021.
The victim will be identified upon notification to the next of kin.
At approximately 7:30 a.m., an East Precinct officer was patrolling the 1700 block of 87th Street North when he observed a black male lying unresponsive on a roadway suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.
Details are limited in this investigation.
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 84th murder investigation of 2021 with 12 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 into 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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