FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 88
Saturday, May 7, 2011, 11:56 P.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 took place on Saturday, May 7, 2011, at approximately
10:10 p.m. at the intersection of 6th Place and Avenue
T. Pratt City.
The victim has been identified as: Cornelius Ellison, B/M, 53, of
Officers from the West Precinct responded to the incident location to investigate a report of a
person shot. Officers arrived to find the victim lying in the street suffering from a gunshot wound. Birmingham
Fire and Rescue arrived and pronounced him deceased on the scene.
No suspects are in custody.
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 @