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Media Release 82- Homicide Investigation- 25th Street North

Homicide Investigation

 Detectives are currently conducting a homicide investigation.  The incident occurred early Monday morning, April 25, 2022.

The victim has been identified as Urian Dion Woods, (40), b/m, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 6:10 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 2300 block 7th Avenue North on a call of a person shot.  Officers were then alerted of a gunshot victim at Marconi Park located at 600 25th Street North. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and transported the victim to UAB Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

The preliminary investigation suggests the victim was shot in the 2300 block of 7th Ave North and ran to the park located at 600 25th Street North where he collapsed. A person of interest was detained questioned by detectives. The investigation is ongoing. Updates will be provided as this case develops.

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.

This is Birmingham’s 36th murder investigation of 2022 with 5 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 84- Homicide Investigation