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Media Release 259 – Homicide – 1500 block of Tuscaloosa Av SW

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, December 18, 2022.

The victim will be identified upon notification to the next of kin.

At 7:39 pm Birmingham 9-1-1 received a shot spotter notification for the 1500 block of Tuscaloosa Avenue SW.

Upon arrival West Precinct officers observed community members attempting to render aid to an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived at the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

Currently there are no suspects 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 comes available.

These are Birmingham’s 128th murder investigation of 2022 with 10 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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