FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 65 Friday,
2012, 3:50 P.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
Homicide Investigation Arrest
The Birmingham Police Department reports that a suspect has been charged in connection with a homicide investigation. The incident occurred at 728 6th
Avenue West on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at approximately 5:10 a.m.
North Precinct officers responded to the incident location to investigate a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located the suspect and two
victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers located one victim inside the apartment unresponsive and another victim outside the apartment with a non-life threatening
wound to the arm. Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived and pronounced the victim inside the apartment deceased. The second victim was transported to U.A.B. Hospital for treatment.
The suspect was taken into custody on the scene.
The deceased victim has been identified as: Luther Lee Harrell, B/M, 39, of Birmingham, Alabama.
The suspect has been identified as: Edward Lee Burrough, B/M, 32, of Birmingham, Alabama. A Murder warrant with a $75,000.00
bond has been obtained against the suspect.
The suspect is in the custody of the Birmingham City Jail.
A photo of the suspect may be obtained at the B.P.D. Headquarters, located at 1710 1st Avenue North.