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Media Release 84- Homicide Investigation- Avenue I

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, April 28, 2024.

The victim has been identified as:

Terry Dewayne Hinson, B/M, (50), of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 3:22 pm, West Precinct officers were responding to a call of a Person Shot in the 1700 Block of Avenue I, the Ensley community.

When officers arrived on the scene, they observed the victim lying in the roadway unresponsive, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Officers also observed a citizen attempting to render aid to the victim.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue Services arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

The preliminary investigation suggests the victim and others were hanging out in the area when a verbal altercation ensued. An unknown suspect fired shots, wounding the victim, and left the scene.

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 40th 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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