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Media Release 45- Homicide Investigation- 7th Way NW

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, March 10, 2024.

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

At approximately 8:57 a.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a Person Shot call in the 2300 Block of 7th Way NW, Madison Park Apartments.

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

Birmingham Fire and Rescue Services arrived on the scene and transported the victim to UAB Hospital.

The victim was pronounced deceased shortly after arrival by medical personnel.

The preliminary investigation suggests that the victim and suspect were involved in a confrontation inside an apartment. The victim was struck by gunfire before exiting the apartment and collapsing on the sidewalk.

There is a person of interest detained.

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 19th murder investigation of 2024 with 3 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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