DerrickWashington B/M age 22 6’0” 135
wearing a black tall t-shirt,
dark blue jeans, possibly a
blue NY hat, and black jordans.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 205 Thursday,
2013, 11:26 P.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Thursday, October
31, 2013 at approximately 8:40 p.m., at #74 6th Avenue South.
The victim has been identified as: Tywaun Theon Perkins, B/M, 33, of Birmingham, Alabama.
Officers from the South Precinct responded to the incident location to investigate a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located the victim
inside the store suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased as Birmingham Fire and Rescue prepared to transport him to UAB Hospital.
Investigators received information that a suspect approached the victim and began to fire as the victim prepared to pump gas. The victim managed to make
his way into the gas station after he was shot.
There have been no arrests made in the case.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, they are encouraged to contact the BPD @ 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 254-7777.