FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 11 Monday,
January 16, 2012,
5:55 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 occurred on Monday, January 16, 2012 at approximately
4:10 p.m. at 2304 16th Street North.
The victim has been identified as: Thomas Jenkins, B/M, 39, of Birmingham, Alabama.
Officers from the North Precinct responded to the incident location to investigate a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located the victim lying next to the residence
suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived and pronounced the victim deceased on the scene. Officers learned the victim arrived at the incident location and had an
altercation with an unknown suspect just before the shooting.
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. Homicide Unit @ 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers