FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 232 Saturday,
December 18, 2010, 10:26 A.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
To date, fifty-one (51) chargeable Homicides have been reported in the City of
Birmingham during 2010, compared to sixty-one (61) at this time in 2009.
Homicide #51: Occurred on Friday, December 17, 2010 at approximately 10:45 p.m.
at 4004 Walnut Avenue Southwest.
Officers from the West Precinct responded to the incident location to investigate a
report of a person shot. Officers arrived and located the victim lying inside residence. The victim was unresponsive
and suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead by Birmingham Fire and Rescue.
The victim has been identified as: Randall Smith, B/M, 55, of Birmingham, Alabama.
A suspect has been taken into custody and additional information will be released
pending completion of warrant procedures.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to this case, they are encouraged
to contact the Birmingham Police Department @ 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 254-7777.