FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 49 Friday,
March 11, 2011, 8:08 A.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
The Birmingham Police Department reports today that detectives are investigating a homicide.
The incident occurred on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at approximately
11:00 p.m. in the 4300 block of
10th Avenue, Wylam.
Officers from the West Precinct responded to the incident location to investigate a report of a person stabbed.
Upon arrival, officers located the victim suffering from a stab wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and
transported the victim to U.A.B. Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. Officers received information that the
victim and suspect were involved in an argument just before the stabbing. The suspect was taken into custody at the scene.
The victim’s identity will be released pending notification of family.
The suspect’s identity will be released pending completion of warrant procedures.
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.