Media Release 89
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.
The victim will be identified upon notification to the next of kin.
At approximately 2:00 a.m., North Precinct officers were on routine patrol when they heard multiple gunshots fired. Officers then patrolled the 2500 block of 13th Avenue North where they observed a male victim lying unresponsive on the side of the roadway 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 24th murder investigation with 2 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 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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