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Media Release 94

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on April 29, 2020.

The victim’s identity will be released upon notification of next of kin.

At approximately 2:45 p.m. Officers from the East Precinct responded to call of a person shot at 708 24th Ave NW. Officers arrived and discovered the victim unresponsive in the parking lot lying on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue as well as Jefferson County Coroner responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

There is limited information available in this investigation. However, the preliminary investigation suggest multiple rounds were fired at the location. There are two persons of interest detained for further questioning. A motive has not been established. This is an ongoing investigation.

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 34thth homicide investigation of 2020 and 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.

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