Birmingham police make arrest in homicide believed to be related to robbery

Birmingham police make arrest in homicide believed to be related to robbery
Imani Means (Source: Birmingham PD)

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Birmingham police have made an arrest in a Friday night homicide that could be related to a robbery.

Authorities say 39-year-old Rodregous Gurly was taken to Children’s Hospital in a private vehicle for initial treatment before being transferred to UAB Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

Imani Means, 27, was taken into custody in connection with the shooting and has been charged with murder.

Means, according to investigators, is who police initially encountered in the 200 block of 51st Street North on calls of gunfire. She reported being the victim of a robbery.

Gurly arrived at Children’s around the same time police arrived at 51st Street North, which was at approximately 9:52 p.m.

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