Crime Stoppers January 15: Birmingham homicide and Mount Olive armed robbery
Birmingham detectives need your help solving a homicide that happened December 4th around 5 pm. 26-year-old Pierre Goodman was gunned down in the 7500 block of Joppa Avenue. His picture is posted to the right of this story.
Neighbors told police they heard gunshots and saw a Hummer leaving the scene. A picture of what the vehicle may look like is also posted to the right of this story.
Detectives are hoping to heat up this case before it turns cold. Remember: your tips will remain anonymous.
MOUNT OLIVE ARMED ROBBERY:
Detectives need your help identifying a suspect wanted for an armed robbery at a Mount Olive BP gas station November 30, 2012. It's located on the 4700 block of Mount Olive Road. The suspect's picture is posted to the right of this story.
That evening around 10:15 pm, the suspect ran inside the store. Two employees were inside, but one was inside a bathroom. The suspect demanded money, and one of the store clerks complied.
The suspect left with cash and a purse.
TO PROVIDE A TIP ON EITHER CASE:
You can reach Crime Stoppers anytime at (205) 254-7777.
Also, you can text 7777, along with your tip, to the word "CRIMES." Or if you prefer to send an encrypted tip online, go to www.crimestoppersmetroal.com click on the "submit an online tip" link.
No matter which method you choose, you will remain anonymous. Each tipster receives a private code number. If an arrest is made based on an individual's tip, the tipster can use the code number to claim a cash reward.
Crime Stoppers cannot call tipsters to testify in court.
Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama is a partnership between local law enforcement, the Birmingham Business Alliance and ABC 33/40. Together, our goal is to make our community a safer place to live and work.