Public’s Assistance with the Kenneth Earl Harris Jr. Homicide Investigation

Detectives request assistance from the public in obtaining information on a recent homicide that occurred on Tuesday, March 20, 2023, that claimed the life of Kenneth
Earl Harris Jr. At around 9:15 PM, West Precinct officers were dispatched to a residence in the 500 Block of Buffalo Street on report of a person shot.
Officers arrived on the scene when they entered a residence and observed Kenneth Harris Jr. suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and transported Mr. Harris to UAB Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
UAB Hospital Staff notified Birmingham 911 Communications the victim passed away the following morning. The preliminary investigation suggests the victim was struck by gunfire after shots were fired into the residence.

Detectives have conducted follow-up investigations and believe the suspect’s vehicle involved in this homicide is a white four-door sedan.

For Immediate Release
If there is anyone with information that will help aid our detectives, please contact the Homicide Division directly at 205-254-1764 or remain anonymous by
contacting Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through the Birmingham Police Department’s Mobile App. Simply download the app and submit a tip. Updates will be provided as information becomes available. If the tip to Crime Stoppers leads to an arrest, Crime Stoppers will provide a cash reward.