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Media Release 282

 Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Wednesday, November 24, 2021.

The victim has been identified as:

Donnie Edward Harris, (20), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 7:55 p.m., South Precinct officers responded to UAB Hospital (1802 6th Avenue South) on report of a person shot. They arrived on the scene to learn the victim was transported to UAB by a female. While at UAB, the victim succumbed to a gunshot wound he received within the City of Birmingham.

The preliminary investigation suggests the victim and the female were involved in a domestic argument while the two were in the 3000 block of 30th Avenue North. The female was transported to the Birmingham City Jail with charges pending.

 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 96th murder investigation of 2021 with 13 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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Media Release 282- Homicide Investigation