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Media Release 46- Homicide Investigation- 1st Avenue SW

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, March 11, 2024.

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

At approximately 4:53 p.m., South Precinct officers were responding to a Person Shot call in the 10 Block of 1st Avenue SW, the Titusville Community.

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

Birmingham Fire and Rescue Services arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

The preliminary investigation suggests that the victim was standing outside with other community members when the suspect, wearing a ski mask, began firing shots striking the victim. The suspect left the scene.

No one else was injured.

There is a 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 20th 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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