Media Release 43 – Shooting Investigation – 400 Block 86th Street
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a shooting investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, February 19, 2023.
Around 12:35 am East Precinct officers responded to a call for a person shot in the 400 block of 86th Street South. Upon arrival officers observed two males suffering from gunshot wounds.
Officers were able to use a tourniquet on an 18-year-old victim before he was transported to UAB Hospital by Birmingham Fire and Rescue. A 17-year-old victim was also transported to UAB by BFRS. A third teen, 16 years old, was transported from the incident location by private vehicle to UAB Hospital. All three are said to have non-life-threatening injuries.
Preliminary investigation suggests that there was a house party at a short-term vacation rental during the time of the shooting incident. It is unknown if any adults/parents were there at the time of the incident.
Currently there are no suspects in custody. Detectives are working on the case.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Felony Assault Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.
Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through the Birmingham Police Department’s Mobile App on Android or IOS devices. Updates will be provided as information comes available.
**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**