Eastern Birmingham Homicide Investigation

On February 21, 2020 at 8:35pm Jefferson County Deputies responded to a report of a shooting at a home in the 1200 block of Birchwood Street Birmingham (unincorporated Jefferson County).  Deputies and medical personnel arrived and found 19 year old Avonte Damall Washington deceased on the scene.  Witnesses identified the suspect and informed Deputies that he and the victim knew each other.  Witnesses also informed Deputies that the suspect was hit by gunfire as he fled the scene.  The suspect was located by Birmingham Police Officers on a road nearby.  The suspect was transported to a hospital to be treated for his injury.  Jefferson County Detectives are investigating this crime.

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