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Media Release 263- Homicide Investigation- 2500 block of 24th St Ensley

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a shooting investigation. The incident occurred on Thursday, December 19, 2022.

The victim has been identified as:

Shundra Denise McCray (43), B/F, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At 12:44 AM a shot spotter notification alerted multiple shots had been fired in the area. Upon arrival West Precinct officers observed a running vehicle at the edge of a driveway. Inside the victim was seated in the driver’s seat suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service responded to 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 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 131st murder investigation of 2022 including 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 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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