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Media Release 3- Public Assistance DeNorris Barnes Homicide Investigation

Public’s Assistance with Homicide Investigation

Detectives request assistance from the public in obtaining information on a homicide that occurred on Monday, June 18, 2018.

On Monday, June 18, 2018, DeNorris Barnes was murdered in the 1800 block of Bessemer Road. Mr. Barnes was at the Gas Land service station changing a tire on a white Ford 150 when an unknown suspect began firing shots in the area. DeNorris Barnes was fatally wounded. The alleged shooter is believed to have fled the area in an unknown vehicle.

Currently, the suspect(s) who committed this act is still free. BPD detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in bringing justice to the Barnes family.

 If there is anyone with information which will help aide our detectives, please contact the Homicide Division directly at 205-254-1764 or remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

 Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through the Birmingham Police Department’s Mobile App. Simply download the app and submit a tip. Updates will be provided as information becomes available. If the tip to Crime Stoppers leads to an arrest, Crime Stoppers will provide a cash reward.