The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Thursday, July 13, 2023. The victim will be identified upon notification to the next of kin. At approximately 9:20 PM, West Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of an argument in the parking lot of the Vines at Hillside West Apartment Complex, located in the 5800 Block of Monte Sano Road. The call was updated to Shots Fired and then updated to a Person Shot call. Officers arrived on the scene and then observed the victim unresponsive in a vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Responding officers rendered aid to the victim. Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and then transported the victim to UAB Hospital with life threatening injuries. UAB Hospital Staff pronounced the victim deceased. The preliminary investigation suggests there was an argument in the parking lot, shots were fired, and the victim was struck by gunfire. There is no one in custody.
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.