FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 227 Saturday,
December 11, 2010, 8:58 P.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
To date, forty-nine (49) chargeable Homicides have been reported in the City of Birmingham
during 2010, compared to sixty (60) at this time in 2009.
Homicide #49: Occurred on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at approximately
9:50 a.m. in the 5600 block of 8th Avenue Wylam.
Officers from the West Precinct responded to the incident location to investigate a report of an injured person in a vehicle.
Officers arrived and located the victim in the driver’s seat of a vehicle unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim
was pronounced dead on the scene by Birmingham Fire and Rescue.
The victim’s identity has not been confirmed and will be released after family has been notified.
There have been no arrests or charges in the case. 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 @ 254-7777.