Media Release 273
Wanted Person Alert
See Media Release 235 for Original Details
The Birmingham Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in locating a suspect involved in a robbery and assault at Metro PCS located at 800 Graymont Avenue. The incident occurred on October 30, 2020.
The suspect has been identified as
Daniel Johnson, (30), B/M, possible transient, 5’7’’ 145 pounds
Detectives obtained the following warrants for Daniel Johnson: Robbery 1st Degree, Attempted Murder, and Certain Persons Prohibited from Possessing a Firearm. Johnson is currently at large.
Please do not approach, Johnson is considered armed and dangerous.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the whereabouts of Daniel Johnson, please notify authorities any contacting 911 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.
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See attached photo of suspect.
Media Release 235
The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a robbery investigation. Investigators request assistance from the public in identifying the suspect in the attached robbery photos.
The robbery occurred on Friday, October 30, 2020. At approximately 6:15, officers from the West Precinct responded to a robbery call at Metro PCS located at 800 Graymont Ave. Officers arrived and was met by the store clerk who sustained a gunshot wound to the chest. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and the clerk was transported UAB Hospital with life threatening injuries.
The preliminary investigation suggest the suspect (pictured) entered the location and spoke with the employees behind the counter. Once all of the customers exited the store, the suspect pulled a firearm and demanded U.S. currency. During the robbery, the suspect shot one of the employees. Store clerk and fled from the location on foot.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Robbery/Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.
See attached video and photo.