Crime Stoppers May 25: Robbery/home invasion turns into homicide investigation

      Warren Gunn

      It was earlier this month when 33-year-old Warren Gunn was killed. Detectives believe he was the victim of a robbery/home invasion, and Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper is turning to you for help.

      "I'm Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper.

      This homicide appears to be the result of a robbery/home invasion. Warren Gunn was at his house when he was killed. He was 33 years old.

      It was Thursday, May 2nd. Shortly after 3 am, officers were called to the 800 block of Heritage Drive. Gunn had been shot several times. He was transported to{}UAB Hospital but died.

      A man and woman told police they live in the area and heard several gunshots, but that's all we know.

      Now we need to know what you know. We ask that you help us find the killer and help us make sure that killer never takes another life.

      Just call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777, and let us know whatever you've heard. If you're tip leads to an arrest, you can use that code number to get a cash reward. You will always remain anonymous.

      If you want a safer community, you need to take a stand. We're waiting on your call.

      With Crime Stoppers, I'm Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper."

      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 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.