FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 28 Thursday,
February 10, 2011, 1:35 A.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
The Birmingham Police Department reports today that detectives are investigating a homicide.
The incident occurred on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at approximately
8:50 p.m. in the 7700 block of
1st Avenue South.
Officers from the East Precinct responded to the incident location to investigate a report
of a person shot. Upon arrival officers located the victim lying on the ground suffering from a gunshot
wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and transported the victim to U.A.B. Hospital
where he was later pronounced deceased.
The victim’s identity will be released pending notification of family.
No suspects are in custody.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to this case, they are encouraged to
contact the Birmingham Police Department @ 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @