Press Releases

Media Release 23- Homicide Investigation- 27th Street Ensley

January 26, 2023

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Wednesday, January 25, 2023. The victim has been identified as: Roman Gonzales, (48), H/M, of Bessemer, Alabama. At around 7:10 PM, West Precinct officers were dispatched to the 1400 Block of 27th Street Ensley on report of a person shot. […]

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Media Release 22- Tony Hillard Wanted for Attempted Murder

January 25, 2023

Detectives request assistance from the public in locating an Attempted Murder suspect. On Tuesday, May 24, 2022, South Precinct officers were dispatched to the 4300 Block of 13th Avenue on report of a person shot. Officers arrived on the scene and observed an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue […]

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Media Release 21- Shooting Investigation- 1501 3rd Av W

January 23, 2023

Shooting Investigation The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a shooting investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, January 22, 2022. At 11:29 PM, a shot spotter notification alerted shots had been fired at 1501 3rd Avenue W, Third Avenue Package Store. Birmingham 9-1-1 received a call that a male had been shot at the location. Upon […]

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Media Release 20 – Arrest Made in Sun Inn Shooting Investigation

January 23, 2023

Arrest Made in Shooting Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have obtained warrants for arrests in connection to the shooting that occurred at 1573 Bessemer Road on Friday, January 20, 2023. The suspects have been identified as: Jonathan Ellington (21), of Birmingham, Alabama. Honijah Fletcher (22), of Birmingham, Alabama. With assistance from the Real […]

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Media Release 19 – Justifiable Death Ruling – Jayvonne Banks

January 21, 2023

Justifiable Death Ruling  The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have received a ruling in connection to the homicide investigation of Jayvonne Banks. The incident occurred on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. Investigators presented information gathered to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office for review. Following an assessment, the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office rules the actions […]

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