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Media Release 82

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.

The victim has been identified as Jubraun Wright, (27), b/m, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 9:05 a.m., Birmingham Police Officers responded to the 1600 block of 13th Avenue North on multiple calls of shots fired and a person down. Officers arrived and observed Jubraun Wright on the ground suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and Wright was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Shortly after the incident the person involved reported to the Jefferson County Sheriffs Office to surrender. Birmingham Police Departments detectives interviewed the subject and has gathered multiple witness accounts of the incident. The information gathered indicates an altercation occurred prior to Wright being shot. This case will be presented to the Jefferson County District Attorneys Office for review.

Additional witnesses are encouraged to contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.

This is Birmingham’s 21st murder investigation of 2021 with 1 justifiable death investigation. 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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Media Release 82-Homicide Investigation-Jubraun Wright