Homicide InvestigationFor Immediate Release

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Thursday, April 6, 2023.
The victim has been identified as: Anthony Darniel Knight, (47), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At around 9:30 PM, West Precinct officers were dispatched to the 1400 Block of Brighton Road on report of a Person Shot.
Officers arrived on the scene when they discovered the victim lying unresponsive in a vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim deceased. The preliminary investigation suggests the victim was traveling in a vehicle on Brighton
Road when a vehicle pulled along side of his and an unknown suspect(s) fired multiple
rounds at the victim’s vehicle. The suspect(s) fled the scene; there is no one in custody. We believe the victim was followed and targeted in this shooting.

If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.
Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through the Birmingham Police Department’s Mobile App on Android or IOS devices. Updates will be provided as information becomes available.