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Media Release 76- Homicide Investigation- Earline Circle

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, April 17, 2023.

The victim has been identified as:

Brandon Uqrhart, (22), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At around 2:15 AM, East Precinct officers were dispatched to an apartment complex in the 600 Block of Earline Circle on report of a Person Shot.

Officers arrived on the scene and located Brandon Uqrhart, inside an apartment, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue transported him to UAB Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The preliminary investigation has revealed Brandon was shot outside of the apartment by an unknown suspect(s). The suspect(s) fled on foot.

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.

 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 28th murder investigation of 2023 with 3 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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Media Release 76- Homicide Investigation- Earline Circle