Media Release 269- Homicide Investigation- Carson Road
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, December 26, 2022.
The victim will be identified upon notification to the next of kin.
At approximately 7:30 PM, South Precinct officers were dispatched to UAB Hospital on report of two males shot. Officers arrived at UAB Hospital and learned an adult male gunshot victim was pronounced deceased upon arrival; a juvenile male was struck by gunfire and is believed to have suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The preliminary investigation suggests the victims were inside of a vehicle traveling in the 1400 Block of Carson Road when a suspect(s) fired upon their vehicle. The victims were driven to UAB Hospital via private vehicle. East Precinct officers are on the scene located in the 1400 Block of Carson Road.
Details are limited in this investigation. Currently, there is no one 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.
This is Birmingham’s 134th 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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