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Media Release 70- Homicide Investigation-Jackson Street

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, April 9, 2024.

At approximately 8:28 p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a Person Shot call in the 4200 Block of Jackson Street, the Inglenook Community.

The victim is a 16-year-old male.

When officers arrived on the scene, they observed the juvenile male victim unresponsive inside a vehicle, 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 a verbal altercation occurred between the victim and an unknown suspect at a neighborhood convenience store. While attempting to leave the location, shots were fired into the victim’s vehicle, wounding the victim. The victim’s vehicle came to a stop in the front yard of a residence blocks away from the convenience store.

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 33rd murder investigation of 2024 with 4 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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