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Media Release 40- Officer Involved Shooting

Officer Involved Shooting

The Birmingham Police Department reports an officer involved shooting investigation is underway. The incident occurred on Wednesday, February 23, 2022.

The deceased will be identified upon notification of next of kin.

At approximately 5:54 p.m., officers encountered the suspect in the Tom Brown Village Housing Community. A foot pursuit ensued which led to the  4300 block of Morris Avenue. During the interaction the suspect was shot. Officers immediately rendered aid and summoned medical attention from Birmingham Fire and Rescue. The suspect was pronounced deceased on the scene. There were no officers injured during this incident.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency will be the lead investigative agency.

 **The information is based on a preliminary and an 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 40-Officer Involved Shooting Investigation