FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 248 Wednesday,
December 29, 2010, 5:45 A.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
To date, fifty-eight (58) chargeable Homicides have been reported in the City of Birmingham
during 2010, compared to sixty-five (65) at this time in 2009.
Homicide #58: Was discovered on Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at approximately 3:00 a.m. in
the 3500 block of Carver Avenue Southwest.
Officers received information that a person was lying on the side of the road in a drainage
ditch. Officers arrived and located the victim unresponsive and suffering from gunshot wounds. Birmingham
Fire and Rescue pronounced the victim deceased on the scene. Investigators believe this homicide is possibly
related to homicide #57 of 2010. The investigation is ongoing and additional information will be released as
it becomes available.
The victim’s identity will be released pending conformation and notification of next of kin.
The victim appears to be a Hispanic male.
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.
Refer to media release #247 of 2010 for additional information on homicide #57.