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Media Release 35- Homicide Investigation- 3rd Avenue SW

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, February 26, 2024.

The victim will be identified upon notification to the next of kin.

At approximately 9:45 p.m. South Precinct Officers were responding to a ShotSpotter activation in the 200 Block of 3rd Avenue SW. While en route, the call was updated to a person shot.

When officers arrived on the scene, they observed the victim lying on the sidewalk unresponsive, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Birmingham Fire and Resue Services arrived on the scene and transported the victim to UAB Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Details in this case are limited.

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.

This is Birmingham’s 16th murder investigation of 2024 with 1 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 in 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 35- Homicide Investigation- 3rd Avenue SW