The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives have arrested and charged a suspect in connection with an attempted murder investigation. The incident occurred on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at approximately 4 p.m., at 11th Avenue North and 3rd Street.
Officers from the North Precinct responded to the incident location to investigate a call of a person shot. Officers arrived to find a female victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment of her injury. The victim is expected to recover from her injury.
Upon further investigation, BPD North Precinct officers were able obtain information on the identity of the suspect. Officers were able to locate the suspect a short distance away from the scene and take him into custody without incident. Although the suspect is a juvenile, he will be charged as an adult.
The suspect has been identified as:
Raquan Wilson, B/M, 17, of Birmingham, Alabama. An Attempted Murder warrant with a $60,000 bond has been obtained against the suspect. The suspect is in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail.
The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The victim was discovered on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at approximately 11:15 p.m., in the 1500 block of James Street, Dolomite.
The victim has been identified as:
David Robinson, B/M, 24, of Birmingham, Alabama.
Officers from the West Precinct and homicide investigators responded to the incident location to investigate a report of skeletal remains. Upon arrival, officers located the skeletal remains lying in a wooded area just off the roadway. The skeletal remains were transported to the Jefferson County Coroner’s office for further examination. Results of the coroner’s examination identified the skeletal remains as those of the victim. The Jefferson County Coroner’s office also concluded that the victim had suffered a gunshot wound.
A missing person’s report was filed by the victim’s family on April 29, 2012.
There have been no arrests made in the case.