Update: September 19th homicide victim identified


The victim has been identified as 18 year old Devontae Jones of Birmingham.

No arrests have been made in this case.


Birmingham Police are investigating a homicide.

The victim was discovered Wednesday night, September 19th, around 11p.m.{}in the 1100 block of 25th Street Ensley.{}{} Officers found{}the person, who had been shot,{}laying on the sidewalk.

The victim was taken to{}UAB Hospital{}for treatment but later died. The person's name has not been released pending positive identification by the Jefferson County Coroner and notification of next of kin.

So far, police have made no arrests. If you have information, call Crime Stoppers at 254-7777.{} You will remain anonymous.