FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 62 Wednesday,
March 23, 2011, 11:27 P.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 Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at approximately 8:30 p.m.
in the 4100 block of 5th Court North.
The victim has been identified as: Sedrick Atkins, B/M, 28,
of Birmingham, Alabama.
Officers from the South Precinct responded to the incident location on a report of shots
fired in the area. Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim lying in the rear of the apartment on the
grass, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived at the scene and pronounced
the victim dead.
There have been no arrests or charges filed in the case. If there is anyone who has information
pertaining to the case, they are encouraged to contact the Birmingham Police Department @ 254-1764 or Crime
Stoppers @ 254-7777.