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Media Release 87- Homicide Investigation- Cedargate Circle

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, April 30, 2024.

The victim has been identified as:

Andre Derrel Perry, (38), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 10:03 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to a Domestic Disturbance call in the 1500 Block of Cedargate Circle. While en route, the call was updated to a Person Shot.

When officers arrived on the scene and entered the residence, they observed the victim inside, lying on the floor unresponsive, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

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

The preliminary investigation suggests a domestic altercation occurred between the victim and his wife that lead to gunshots fired, fatally wounding the victim.

The suspect is 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 41st 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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