FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 6
January 4, 2012,
11:32 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 Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at approximately
9:30 p.m. in the 3700 block of Laurel Avenue.
The victim has been identified as: Cedric Dickson, B/M, 54, of Birmingham, Alabama.
Officers from the West Precinct responded to the incident location to investigate a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located the victim lying next to his vehicle suffering from apparent
gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to U.A.B. Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
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 @ 254-7777.