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Media Release 33-Ongoing Homicide Investigation in the Cooper Green Housing Community

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on February 17, 2022 at 1700 14th Way South West in the Cooper Green Housing Community.

The victim has been identified as Felicia Ford, (49), b/f, of Birmingham, Alabama.  

At 3:53 p.m., officers from the West Precinct responded to a call of an altercation occurring at a private residence. Officers arrived on scene and discovered an open apartment door. Upon entering, the victim was observed unresponsive on the kitchen floor suffering multiple gunshot wounds. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

The preliminary investigation suggests this incident is domestic in nature. The suspect is currently at large. Updates will be provided as this case develops.

If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764, Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.

Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through the Birmingham Police Department’s Mobile App.

This is Birmingham’s 11th murder investigation of 2022 with 1 justifiable homicide investigation. 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**


Media Release 33-Homicide Investigation- (49) Felicia A. Ford