From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — A woman was found dead in an apartment after an apparent altercation on Thursday, February 17, at approximately 3:53 p.m.
According to the Birmingham Police Department (BPD), officers from the West Precinct responded to a call of an altercation occurring at a private residence. Officers arrived on the scene and discovered an open apartment door.
“Upon entering, the victim was observed unresponsive on the kitchen floor, suffering multiple gunshot wounds,” Sergeant Rodarius Mauldin said.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and pronounced the victim dead. The victim’s identity will be released after the next of kin is notified.
“The preliminary investigation suggests this incident is domestic in nature,” Mauldin said. “The suspect is currently at large.”
Authorities ask if there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the BPD Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.
This is Birmingham’s 11th murder investigation of 2022, with one justifiable homicide investigation.