FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 125 Friday,
June 24, 2011, 4:00 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 Friday, June 24, 2011, at approximately
1:20p.m. in the 1700 block of
Alemeda Court Southwest.
The victim has been identified as: Patrick Dewayne Peoples, B/M, 22,
of Birmingham, Alabama.
Officers from the West Precinct responded to the incident location to investigate a
report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers found the victim suffering from several gunshot
wounds. Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived to transport the victim to U.A.B. Hospital for treatment.
Hospital staff later pronounced the victim deceased as a result of his injuries.
A suspect is 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 @