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Homicide Investigation

 The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a domestic related homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, December 14, 2021.

The victim has been identified as Frank Winston, (37), b/m, of Birmingham, Alabama

 Just before 8:00 p.m., officers responded to 7564 66th Street South on a call of a person shot. Officers arrived and discovered the victim, Frank Winston laying on the kitchen floor with multiple gunshot wounds. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and the victim was pronounced deceased.

The preliminary investigation indicate the deceased was involved in an altercation with the suspect prior being shot. This homicide appear to be domestic in nature. A female suspect was taken into custody. This incident was isolated in a private residence. There were no other injuries reported.

 This is Birmingham’s 110th  murder investigation of 2021 with 14 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.

 **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**