Media Release 92-Homicide Investigation- Liberty Parkway
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.
The victim has been identified as:
Jamie Gibson, (16), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.
At approximately 6:15 PM, South Precinct officers were dispatched to the intersection of Overton Road @ Liberty Parkway on report of a person shot. Officers arrived on the scene when they were met by Vestavia PD. Vestavia officers stated a male gunshot victim was transported to Grandview Hospital via Vestavia Fire & Rescue.
The victim was pronounced deceased at Grandview Hospital.
The preliminary investigation suggests witnesses observed an unknown sedan travelling on I-459 North’s off ramp when shots were fired. The victim then exited the vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The suspect’s vehicle fled the scene.
Currently, details are limited. 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.
Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through the Birmingham Police Department’s Mobile App on Android or IOS devices. Updates will be provided as information comes available.
This is Birmingham’s 42nd murder investigation of 2022 including 5 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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