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Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, September 23, 2019 at approximately 3:55 a.m.

The identity of the deceased will be released upon confirmation and notification of immediate family.

 Officers from the West Precinct responded to a Shot Spotter call in the 1300 block of Avenue V. While responding, officers received additional information of a subject behind a residence in the 1300 block of Avenue V. Officers arrived and observed a female subject in the rear of the residence suffering from a gunshot wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived and transported the victim to UAB Hospital for treatment. Investigators later received information that the victim had succumbed to her injury and was pronounced deceased by hospital staff.

There are no suspect(s) in custody. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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.

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