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Media Release 296

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, December 5, 2021.

The victim has been identified as:

Daontay Dawon Jarrett, (30), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 3:00 p.m., South Precinct officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Aspen Drive (Adona Apartment Complex) on report of a person in the parking lot with a gun. While officers were on the way to the complex, the call was upgraded to a person shot at the location.

Officers arrived on the scene and observed the victim lying unresponsive on a staircase. Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

The preliminary investigation suggests the victim was walking in the parking lot when an unknown suspect fired shots at the victim. 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 105th 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 296- Homicide Investigation