From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation in a shooting incident that occurred on Monday, October 18, 2021.
Deonta Pickett, 40, of Birmingham was identified by BPD Officer Truman Fitzgerald as the victim in a shooting that occorred at approximately 10:15 p.m., South Precinct officers were dispatched to 1305 44th Street North on report of multiple Shot Spotter alerts coming from an apartment
“Officers arrived on the scene and observed the victim slumped over in the driver’s seat of a vehicle parked in a parking space inside of the complex,” Fitzgerald stated in a press release. “The victim was suffering from a gunshot wound; he was unresponsive. Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced the male deceased.”
Fitzgerald requested that anyone who has information pertaining to the case contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.
This is Birmingham’s 82nd murder investigation of 2021 with 12 justifiable death investigations.