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Media Release 69- Homicide Investigation- Carline Avenue

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Saturday, April 8, 2023.

The victim has been identified as:

Jeffrey Pleasant, (40), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.  

At approximately 12:50 AM, West Precinct officers were dispatched to a residence in the 600 Block of Carline Avenue on report of a Person Shot.

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

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

The preliminary investigation suggests there was a small party at the residence. The victim and a separate male were involved in an argument that led to shots being fired and the victim being struck by gunfire.

There is 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 27th murder investigation of 2023 including 2 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 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**

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.

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Media Release 69- Homicide Investigation- Carline Avenue