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Media Release 92- Homicide Investigation- 1st Avenue South

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, May 7, 2024.

The victim has been identified as:

Carlos Seawright, (33), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.  

At approximately 3:20 p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a Person Shot call at a residence in the 6800 Block of 1st Avenue South.

Officers arrived on the scene and then observed the victim lying unresponsive in the front yard of the residence.

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

The preliminary investigation suggests a passing motorist observed the victim and then dialed 911. Additional details are limited in this investigation.

There is no one in custody.

Anyone who has information on the case, please contact B.P.D.’s Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.

Crime Stoppers pays tipsters cash rewards of up to $5,000 for their tips.

This is Birmingham’s 43 murder investigation of 2024 with 4 justifiable death rulings.

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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Media Release 92- Homicide Investigation- 1st Avenue South