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Media Release 256

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, December 1, 2020.
At approximately 11:00 a.m., Birmingham Police Department responded to the 3500 block of Avenue P on a call of a person shot. Officers from West Precinct responded and found a male victim lying in the street suffering from a gunshot wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the location and the victim
was transported UAB Hospital where he succumb to his injuries.

There is limited information available in the early stages of this investigation. Detectives are in the process of identifying witnesses and gathering evidence. There are no suspect(s) in custody nor has a motive been established.

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.

This is Birmingham’s 97th 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 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 256- Homicide Investigation