Media Release 47- Homicide Investigation- Powderly Avenue
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, March 1, 2022.
The victim has been identified as:
KeAyron Hill, (26), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.
Just before 4:30 p.m., officers from the West Precinct responded to the 2100 block of Powderly Avenue on a call of a person shot. Officers discovered the victim laying in the street with multiple gunshot wounds. Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.
The preliminary investigation indicates KeAyron Hill was involved in a verbal altercation with the suspect before he was shot. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown make and model vehicle. No arrest has been made. Updates will be provided as this case develops.
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.
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.
This is Birmingham’s 24th murder investigation of 2022 with 1 justifiable death investigation.
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 into 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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