FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 167 Monday,
September 5, 2011, 12:35 A.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 occurred on Sunday, September 4, 2011, at
approximately 8:50 p.m. in the 1700 block of Huntington Drive.
The deceased victim has been identified as: Curtis Harrison, B/M, 16, of Birmingham, Alabama.
Officers from the West Precinct responded to the incident location to investigate a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers discovered two
victims lying near the park pavilion, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived and pronounced one victim deceased on the scene.
The second victim was transported to U.A.B. Hospital for treatment. The second victim is expected to recover from his injury.
There have been no arrests or charges filed in the case. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, they are encouraged to contact the B.P.D. @ 254-1764
or Crime Stoppers @ 254-7777.