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Media Release 54- Homicide Investigation- Avenue P

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, March 18, 2024.

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

At approximately 5:20 p.m., West Precinct officers were dispatched to a Shot Spotter alert in the 1600 Block of 27th Street Ensley.

Officers arrived near the area when they observed an adult male lying unresponsive in the roadway in the 2700 Block of Avenue P. The victim was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

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

The preliminary investigation suggests the victim was shot in the 2700 Block of Avenue P. Additional details are limited.

There is no one in custody.

Anyone who has information on the case, please contact B.P.D.’s Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.

Crime Stoppers pays tipsters cash rewards of up to $5,000 for their tips.

This is Birmingham’s 27th murder investigation of 2024 with 3 justifiable death rulings.

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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Media Release 54- Homicide Investigation- Avenue P