FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 85
Wednesday, May 4, 2011, 11:20 P.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 took place on May 4, 2011, at approximately 9:00 p.m. in the
10 block of 4th Court North.
The victim has been identified as: Douglas Wayne Coker, B/M, 46, of Birmingham, Alabama.
Officers from the North Precinct responded to the incident location to investigate a report
of a person shot. Officers arrived to find the victim lying on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue pronounced the victim deceased on the scene.
No arrests have been made in this case.
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 @ 254-7777.