Media Release 8
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, January 3, 2021.
The victim will be identified pending notification to the next of kin.
At approximately 8:45 pm, West Precinct officers were dispatched to 2108 Warrior Road on report of a person down. Several citizens began calling the Birmingham 911 Communications Division reporting gunshots they heard in the area. Officers arrived on the scene where they located a victim lying unresponsive in the parking lot of an apartment complex suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim deceased. Details are limited in this investigation.
If there is anyone who has additional 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 3rd homicide of 2021.
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**
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