The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Friday, July 7, 2023. The victim will be identified upon notification to the next of kin.
At approximately 7:12 AM, East Precinct officers were dispatched to the 400 Block of 82nd Street North on report of a Person Shot. The location is East Lake Park’s tennis courts.
Officers arrived on the scene and then observed an adult female lying unresponsive suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and then pronounced the victim deceased. The preliminary investigation suggests a community member observed the victim and then dialed 911. There is no one in custody. Details are limited in this investigation.
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.