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Media Release 63- Homicide Investigation- 15th Avenue West

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, March 31, 2024.

The victim has been identified as:

Ingermar Liquori Kuwait Cleggett, (47), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 6:30 p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a Person Shot call at a residence in the 10 Block of 15th Avenue West.

Officers arrived on the scene and then entered a residence when they observed the victim lying unresponsive suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue (BFR) personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim deceased

The preliminary investigation suggests North Precinct officers responded to a Person Shot call around 2 p.m., in the exact area.

An adult male was shot and BFR personnel transported him to UAB Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Currently, we believe Mr. Cleggett may have been shot during an exchange of gunfire with the other gunshot victim and then later discovered by a loved one.

The first gunshot victim is in police custody at UAB Hospital.

Anyone with 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 31st 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**