FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 158 Friday,
August 19, 2011, 8:33 A.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives are investigating a homicide.
The incident occurred on Friday, August 19, 2011, at approximately
12:10 a.m. West Precinct officers responded to the 2400
block of Snavely Avenue Southwest to investigate a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers learned that
the victim was transported to Princeton Hospital by private vehicle. Witnesses say the victim was last seen
walking in the alley near the incident location just before they heard gunshots. Witnesses later located the
victim lying in a vacant lot suffering from gunshot wounds. Hospital staff pronounced the victim deceased
shortly after arrival.
The victim has been identified as: Jerell Quantay White, B/M, 17, of Birmingham, Alabama.
No arrests or charges have been filed in this case.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, they are encouraged to
contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit at 254-1764 or Crime Stopper @