FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 59 Monday,
March 21, 2011, 8:27 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 Sunday, March 20, 2011, at approximately 11:45
p.m. at 1525 Fulton Avenue Southwest.
The victim has been identified as: Franklin Little, B/M, 36, of
1525 Fulton Avenue Southwest, Birmingham, Alabama.
Officers from the West Precinct responded to the incident location on a report of a male shot
in the alley. Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim, lying in the alley behind the residence, suffering
from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim’s mother also received a gunshot wound to the arm during the shooting.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived at the scene and transported both victims to U.A.B. for treatment.
Hospital staff later pronounced Franklin Little dead. The victim’s mother is receiving treatment and is expected to
recover from her injury.
There have been no arrests or charges filed in the case. If there is anyone who has information
pertaining to the case, they are encouraged to contact the Birmingham Police Department @ 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers